Collection and Storage,Raw Herb Identification:Hibiscus sabdariffa.


Collection and Storage,Raw Herb Identification:Hibiscus sabdariffa.

Harvest and Storage:

Hibiscus Sabdariffa photo In mid and late of November, when the leaves became yellow and seed became black,cut off fruiting branches, then removal of the calyx together with the fruits,dry in the sun 1 day, pick out calyx once shrunked,put the calyx on clean straw mats or bamboo baskets,and dry in the sun.

Identification of raw medicinal herbs:

RoselleCalyx 03 photo picture image Character identification: the herb slightly conical or irregular in shape, length 2.5-4cm,diameter about 2cm,the calyx colored mauve to purple-black, 5-lobed, lobes lanceolate shape, the lower part visible and the calyx ending small bracts, about 10 crack,shape lanceolate,base has cavity after removal of fruit.Corolla yellow-brown,the outer surface has linear stripes, the base of the inner surface colored brown,occasionally sparse shag. Body light,crisp.Smells delicate fragrance,tastes sour.


  • 1.Roselle Calyx or Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyx,an annual Hibiscus genus herb,its introduction and values.

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  • Name:Roselle Calyx Extract.
  • Serie No:P018.
  • Specifications:10:1 TLC.
  • EINECS/ELINCS No.:283-920-7
  • CAS No:84775-96-2
  • Chem/IUPAC Name:Hibiscus Sabdariffa Extract is an extract of the flowers of the roselle,Hibiscus sabdariffa,Malvaceae.
  • Other Names:Hibiscus sabdariffa Extract.Hibiscus sabdariffa Calyx,Malvaceae Hibiscus sabdariffa,Méi Gui Qié,Mei Gui Qie,Luo Shen Hua,Luo Shen Kui,Luo Shen Guo,Shan Qie,Luo Ji Kui,Hong Jin Mei,Hong Mei Guo.

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