Amazing Health and Eco Benefits of Hibiscus also known as Gumamela | Health Tips

Last updated February 19, 2019

Boracay Island is known because of the pure white sand beach and pristine blue crystal water, dubbed as Asia’s 24/7 Island and also known as one of the “Best Beach in Asia” by Conde Nast Magazine and TripAdvisor’s Top Beach in Asia.

While everyone is busy on their family vacation, partying you didn’t notice that there is a group of women’s/ community based living in the island called Pinay Boracay.

One of their products is based from Gumamela (Hibiscus). The Amazing Health benefits of Gumamela (Hibiscus) of HERitage The Home of Pinay Boracay seen over CNN Philippines, Boracay Informer and in Boracay Sun newspaper. The Boracay Women Producers Cooperative or BWPC started last 2013.

The first product they have made is the ‘GWAPAMELA’ tea started last 2013. Boracay’s identity flower is now is a healthy slimming flushing drink.

Gwapamela tea is made from 100% pure hibiscus flower grown and harvested fresh from the tropical soils of Malay Aklan, Philippines and in your own backyards.

The Islander’s secret to a beautiful body. Drink this regularly as it’s the tea that beautifies you.

Quick Tip: Choose Calamansi in your Gwapamela tea for a good taste.

Contains Organic Acids to:

1 Promote better skin

2 Helps in weight loss

3 Satiates thirst

4 Relieves menstrual pain

5 Improves digestion

6 Boost Immunity

7 Manage blood pressure

8 Lowers cholesterol

9 Ptotects liver

10 Has anti cancer properties

11 Acts as anti-inflamatory and anti-bacterial agent

12 Acts anti depressant agent

Not recommended for

1 Low blood pressure

2 Hypertension

3 Pregnant and fertility period

How’s the preparation

Boil water and add tea powder

One (1) teaspoon of hibiscus gwapamela tea powder

for every (1) liter of hot water.


Add ice or let it cools if you want it as cold drink

Sweeten with stevia, honey mascovado or raw brown sugar

Taste great with lemon, kalamansi, lime, oranges and other

flavorful fruits and aromatic herbs

Malunggay Moringa Soap and Shampoo

Aside from the organic products, you can bring home the sweet candies for “Pasalubong” to your family and friends.

1 Chili Chocolate

2 Lambanog Candy

3 Mango Candy

4 Green Banana chips

5 Dried Mango

6 Choco Pinais

7 Tablea

Desiree Segovia said (Chairman of Boracay Women Producers Cooperative) “We’re here to share it to the world“. If you want to experience how they make Eco Cosmetics (Amazing Health and Eco Benefits of Gumamela – Hibiscus} and cooking of food souvenirs you are all welcome to visit the HERitage .

Desiree Segovia Chairman
Boracay Women Producers Cooperative

Address: Tambisaan Port, Manoc-Manoc, Boracay Island Malay Aklan look for (BWPC Store)


Mobile: +63 929 8009764 Bring home Boracay Product Manufactured by Boracay Women Producers Cooperative. (BWPC)

Also read: What happened at the Silica Bar


The Blogger Philippines

Just call me "Jeff" - A travel and lifestyle blogger based from the world class tourist destination and famous white sand beach in Aklan (Boracay Island, Philippines). Licence Regional Tourist Guide in the Philippines by (DOT) Department of Tourism Region V1.

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