Hibiscus flowers are native to West Africa, where they are still used today to make Bissap. In the 1700's Africans cultivated the plant in Jamaica, where it is known as Sorrel and in Latin America, where it is known as Flor de Jamaica. Hibiscus flowers inhibit amylase, which lowers the absorption of carbohydrates, aiding in weight loss. They also contain anthocyanin, which lower blood pressure and neutralize free radicals.
Towering high in the African desert is the Baobab tree - one of the largest and oldest trees in the world. Baobab fruit is a natural adaptogen, filled with vitamins, minerals and electrolytes. baobab is also a powerful prebiotic, providing fuel for healthy gut flora