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Latin name: Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Sanskrit/Indian name:  Japapushpa

General information:

Shoe Flower is used to promote hair growth and preserve the hair’s natural color. In China, a hair dye made from Shoe Flower is commonly used. In Japan, the flower has gained popularity as a remedy for alopecia aerata.

Therapeutic constituents:

Shoe Flower mainly contains anthocyanins and flavonoids, which promote hair growth.

Key therapeutic benefits:

  • The medicated oil from Shoe Flower leaves has anti-hairfall properties. It is also used in herbal hair cleansers to retain hair color and promote hair growth.

Used in Gentle Baby Shampoo, Erina Plus