Health Benefits of Hibiscus..
Hibiscus Tea Health Bits & Bites
1. Lowers Blood Pressure: A 2008 Tufts University study found that hypertensive adults who drank 3 cups of hibiscus tea each day were able to lower their blood pressure.
2. Good For Your Cholesterol: A 2009 study in the Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine found that patients who drank 2 cups of hibiscus tea a day for a month had a significant decrease in their LDL (“bad”) cholesterol and an increase in their HDL (“good”) cholesterol.
3. Antioxidant Rich: Hibiscus flowers contain high concentrations of the antioxidants in the form of Vitamin C, cyaniding, and anthocyanins. These antioxidants may help mitigate damage from free radicals.
Cultures throughout history have enjoyed hibiscus tea, from the Pharaohs of ancient Egypt to many countries in Central America and the Caribbean. In Hawaiian culture, a single Hibiscus flower is usually worn by women and depending on which ear it is worn behind, it signals whether or not she is available for marriage.
Hibiscus Tea Recipe..
Handful of Hibiscus Flowers
Tbsp of Cinnamon (optional)
Coffee pot with strainer or strainer for tea
Take a handful of dried hibiscus flowers..add your cinnamon..add your water..
Let brew..or steep if using a tea ball or strainer..Hibiscus has a nice red color and is naturally sweet ,but you can add honey or sugar to taste..
I hope you love this sweet and tangy tea as much as I do..and it’s good for you too<3