Scientific name: hibiscus rosasinensis

Also known as:

Antolangan, arotangan, china rose, hibiscus, kayanga, saysaya, shoeflower, tapolanga, tapuranga, tarokanga, taukanga.

The flower buds is used in herbal preparation.


Boil and abscesses- pound flower buds into a paste and apply over boils and abscesses to hasten pointing.


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Source: National formulary

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