Monday, July 4, 2011

Gumamela Flower

Scientific name: Hibiscuss rosa-sinensis Linn
Tagalog: Gumamela
English: China rose, Hibiscus

Gumamela is cultivated as an ornamental flower throughout the Philippines. Gumamela flowers are used as an expectorant in bronchitis, for general coughs, as a refrigerant drink in fevers, medicinal used and for use in soaps and shampoos. It can come in a multitude of colors, such as purple, orange and pink. Gumamela has been used for centuries to treat skin ailments. The flower consists of 5 petals that form a bell shape. 


  1. Lovely gumamela.. I love gumamelas,, lalo na yung kulay orange at yellow. Ang lalaki ng mga petals.. :) Meron ata akong post about the hibiscus.. My mom has a lot of these gumamela back at home..:)

  2. ang bulaklak na walang bango pero di matawarang kagandahan.


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