Hibiscus Tattoos Bellevue WA
Hibiscus Tattoos - The red hibiscus flower is traditionally worn by Tahitian women. A single flower is tucked behind the ear. Which ear is used indicates the wearer's availability for marriage.In Egypt and Sudan, roselle petals are used to make a tea named after the plant karkade. Certain species of hibiscus are also beginning to be used more widely as a natural source of food coloring, and replacement of Red. Hibiscus species are used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including Chionodes hibiscella, Hypercompe hambletoni, the Nutmeg moth, and the Turnip Moth.
When giving the gift of Hibiscus flowers, it is believed to stand for "seizing the opportunity". It stands for delicate beauty due to the short blooming period of the Hibiscus.
The Hibiscus is used as an offering to Goddess Kali and Lord Ganesha in Hindu worship. Hibiscus rosa-sinensis is considered to have a number of medical uses in Chinese herbology. The bark of the hibiscus contains strong fibers. They can be obtained by letting the stripped bark sit in the sea in order to let the organic material rot away. In Polynesia these fibers (fau, purau) are used for making grass skirts. They have also been known to be used to make wigs. Hibiscus, especially white hibiscus, is considered to have medicinal properties in the Indian traditional system of medicine, Ayurveda. Roots make various concoctions believed to cure various ailments.
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