Incredible Health Benefits of Hibiscus Tea
These days, there are a lot of super foods, food and drinks that can help us live a healthier life. Today we are going to tell you some interesting facts about Hibiscus benefits, one of the TOP best seller herbal teas of Tra Viet.
How about Hibiscus tea of Tra Viet ?
Hibiscus tea of Tra Viet is made from 3 natural materials : Black tea, Stevia leaves and Hibiscus. Black tea is a type that during the processing, the tea leaves has been oxidized even more than Oolong tea.
It’s the mixture of the dried Hibiscus and black tea. This special tea contains 15–30% organic acids. It is low in calories and caffeine free and has bright red color.
The tea itself is prepared by boiling parts of the hibiscus plant, known by its scientific name Roselle (Hibiscus sabdariffa). Hibiscus tea is a very popular drink throughout the world, a lot of people use it as a medicinal tea. You can drink it hot or cold, depending on your taste like most other teas.
Hibiscus benefits for your body:
Aid in weight loss: Over the years, hibiscus tea has been used to aid in weight loss efforts. Hibiscus extract lowers the absorption of starch and glucose, and also inhibits the production of amylase. Therefore, you can find the hibiscus in many weight loss products.
Anti- cancer properties: This tea contains protocatechuic acid. Drinking a cup of tea with hibiscus everyday can slow down the growth of cancerous cells.
Lower cholesterol levels: Hibiscus tea helps lower bad cholesterol levels from the body by helping to protect against heart diseases and protecting blood vessels from damage. The properties of hibiscus tea can be a life saver for those who suffer from blood sugar disorders like diabetes.
Hibiscus benefits for your internal organs:
Menstrual Pain: The health benefits of hibiscus tea also include relief from cramps and menstrual pain. It helps in restoring hormone balance as well as depression and over eating.
Manage Blood Pressure: Hibiscus tea lowers the blood pressure because of its anti-inflammatory properties, hibiscus tea can reduce blood pressure by up to 10 points. Also, it has diuretic properties that increase urination and lowering blood pressure.
Improve Digestion: People have used Hibiscus to improve digestion. It helps both urination and bowel movements.
Hibiscus benefits for your mind:
Anti- Inflammatory Properties: Hibiscus tea is rich in ascorbic acid, a type of vitamin C. It is an essential nutrient that helps to boost and stimulate the activity of your immune system. Therefore, it prevents you from catching the cold and flu. This tea also helps to treat discomfort caused by fever, due to its cooling effect.
Aids Digestion: Many people drink hibiscus tea to improve digestion.
Despite many benefits, there are some possible side effects you should be aware of.
Blood Pressure: The Hibiscus benefits include lowering blood pressure. People that already have low blood pressure should not drink this tea too often. It may cause faintness, dizziness and can even damage the heart or brain.
Pregnancy and Fertility: Hibiscus tea is not good for pregnant women and for those under going hormonal treatments or taking birth control pills.
Delusion Effect: Some people may feels delusion when drinking hibiscus tea. Therefore, you should be somewhat cautious until you know how your body react to the tea.
Allergy: Some people might develop allergic reactions such as itchy red eyes, sinus, or hay fever when consuming hibiscus tea.
How to make Hibiscus tea
1/ Prepare large glass or tea pot + Hibiscus Tea + boiling water
2/ Rinse tea pot or glass by hot water
3/ Put the tea bag in the tea pot/glass. Then pour boiling water of 90 – 95 degrees into the tea pot
4/ Soak tea for 5 mins, so you have a cup of tea full of aroma.