When the red carpet rosella flower petals, after centuries of wandering in the outside world because not ignored, are now red rosella returned with properties beneficial to mankind.
Food Science and Technology researchers have found levels of antioxidants in tea red petals. The amount is 1.7 mmmol / prolox, higher than the cat's whiskers are clinically proven antioxidant shed kidney stones.
The amount of antioxidants was obtained by grinding three florets rosela to 1.5 g powder and water were given 200 ml. The result is inserted into the spectrophotometer. Tools that analyze the chemical content based on the entire length of the refracted wave solution.
With the presence of antioxidants, free radical cells that damage the cell nucleus can be removed. That's why rosela have anticancer effects. The most played is anthocyanin. Anthocyanin plant pigments play a role maintaining cell damage from excessive ultraviolet light peyerapan.