Chinese hibiscus (Hibiscus rosa-sinensis)

Following is a listing of the nutrient value of the various parts of the Chinese hibiscus:

Leaves (100 grams dry weight)
Water: 0 g., Protein: 15.4 g., Fat: 3.5 g., Carbohydrates: 69.7 g., Fiber: 15.5 g., Ash: 11.4 g., Calcium: 1670 mg., Phosphorus: 520 mg.

Fruit (seed pods, dry weight)
Water: 0g., Calories: 353, Protein: 3.9 g., Fat: 3.9 g., Carbohydrate: 86.3 g., Fiber: 15.7 g., Ash: 5.9 g., Calcium: 39 mg., Phosphorus: 265 mg., Iron: 17 mg., Thiamine: 0.289 mg., Riboflavin: 0.49 mg., Niacin: 5.9 mg., Vitamin C: 39 mg.

Flowers (fresh weight)
Water: 89.8 g., Protein: 0.059 g., Fat: 0.4 g., Fiber: 1.56 g., Calcium: 4 mg., Phosphorus: 27 mg., Iron: 1.7mg., Vit. B1 (thiamine): 0.029mg., Vit. B2 (riboflavin): 0.05 mg., Niacin: 0.6 mg., Vitamin C: 4.2 mg. (PFAF 2000, +218]


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