The beneficial properties of tea hibiscus
The beneficial properties of tea hibiscus known for a long time. It is known that in ancient times it was called the Royal drink, paying tribute to its healing properties.
Hibiscus – flower tea made from dried hibiscus petals, which is also called the Sudanese rose. This is a shrub with narrow leaves and red flowers that have a strong scent. This plant is grown on plantations in Asia, Mexico and North Africa in Egypt and Tunisia. Tea made from hibiscus petals can be drunk both hot and cold — it is equally healthy and tasty. Moreover, drink hot tea in hot countries as a refreshing drink.
Back in the old days in the East this tea was considered a cure-all and used as an anti-inflammatory and antispasmodic. And in our time, the tea made from hibiscus petals has been successfully used in folk medicine.
The beneficial properties of tea hibiscus due contained in the petals of hibiscus vitamins and medicinal substances. These include fruit acids, trace elements, bioflavonoids.
The use of this tea helps prevent cardiovascular disease, because in the petals of the hibiscus contains a large amount of anthocyanin — a substance that strengthens the walls of blood vessels. The flavonoids contained in Roselle, help flush the body of toxins and salts of heavy metals, harmful to health.
The petals of the hibiscus is also rich in quercetin is a unique substance promotes the improvement of visual acuity, the ability to remove fatigue, so tea made from hibiscus petals is recommended to drink people who work long hours on the computer, as well as those for whom it is important to have good vision: photographers, artists, etc.
Hibiscus tea without concerns can be drunk by people with kidney disease: it does not contain oxalic acid. Hibiscus useful and pregnant women, if you drink it little by little every day – it tones and reduces fatigue.
This healing properties of tea hibiscus does not end there. This drink proved itself as an antibacterial agent and quickly helps with stomach and intestinal disorders. Can also be used as a diuretic and laxative. With the success of hibiscus tea is used for colds – it works as a febrifuge and increases the body’s resistance to colds infections, thanks contained in the petals of the hibiscus vitamin C.
Such a strong tool as hibiscus, has contraindications. Tea made from hibiscus petals can not be drunk by people with gastritis and ulcers, as it increases the acidity of gastric juice. People with diseases of the gall bladder it is also not recommended.
This tea is often attributed some magical properties, believing that drinking hot tea increases blood pressure, and eating cold — reduces. In fact, this opinion is not true, as hot and cold drinks initially in the stomach become approximately the same temperature. Anyway, hibiscus tea really is good for people with high blood pressure. Those who suffer hypotension, hibiscus is unfavorable.
Prepare tea in different ways: you can add some boiling tea as usual, you can pour dried hibiscus petals in cold water and infuse for a certain time – beneficial properties of tea hibiscus will not change. Tea made from hibiscus petals has a pleasant sour, slightly tart, astringent taste. It can be sweet drink, adding sugar to taste, you can drink unsweetened. You can add honey, can be combined with other herbs or flower petals – it all depends on personal preferences. Drink Royal drink and be healthy.