Due to the presence of large amounts of vitamin C and flavonoids, hibiscus has a strong antioxidant activity and improves the defense of the organism. Therefore, the tea from this herb is recommended especially during the winter, during the cold and flu, as it strongly influences the recovery.It is especially prized in
It is especially prized in our science, Indian traditional medicine, as well as Chinese traditional medicine. Although it is grown throughout the world, the natural habitat of hibiscus is warm and mild, subtropical and tropical regions. It originates from the area of present-day India and China, and it is considered that in Europe came in 1731, after returning biologist with the research forays into Asia. Rod hibiscus, which contains over two hundred species belongs to the family Ślęża (Malvaceae).
The infusion extraordinary properties
Hibiscus tea is refreshing (it is responsible citric acid), and is also suitable for relaxation since it does not contain caffeine and theine. The hibiscus is present even thirteen amino acids, six of which are extremely important for the human organism. It also contains a large amount of vitamin C, and 7.5-9.5 percent iron, flavonoids, enzymes, essential oils, fruit acids. Thanks to its ingredients, hibiscus has positive effects on health.
Hibiscus shows excellent results when it comes to low immunity because it affects the lift and improves the general condition of the body. Outstanding in the case of colds, coughs, sore throats. Helps with stomach problems, especially in the case of imprisonment, because it acts as a laxative (promotes bowel movements). It works on alleviating cramps in the stomach and uterus, and serves as a mild diuretic (promotes expulsion of excess fluid from the body). It is very important for kidney and heart patients, since in these common fluid retentions. Helps with circulatory disorders, insomnia, superficial wounds, refreshes breath. Due to the large presence of flavonoids, hibiscus tea helps detoxify the body and protect the liver from toxins, accelerate metabolism and enhance the thyroid gland.
Lowers Blood Pressure
The results of recent studies, conducted in the United States, suggest that tea made from hibiscus flower extract may be helpful in treating mild and moderate hypertension (high blood pressure). In fact, after four weeks of testing, the diastolic (bottom) pressure is reduced by almost ten units in 79 percent of people who have daily consumed tea, hibiscus (about half a liter), and 84 percent of those taking medication for hypertension. Systolic (top) pressure is decreased by 7.2 mm Hg.
Part of world cuisine
Hibiscus improves the smell, taste, and appearance of food and drinks, especially when it comes to blending teas. Various parts of the plant are used to make jams, spices, soups and sauces. Type Hibiscus sabdariffa is used as a vegetable, and for the production of teas and jams, especially in the Caribbean. In Mexico, the hibiscus used for the manufacture of beverages a specific color and taste. In Egypt, the tea hibiscus centuries national drink and the plant that heals many diseases.
Healthy Cocktail: In the tea, hibiscus add the juice of freshly squeezed lemon or orange, or other fruit juice, then add honey.
Variant for New Year’s Eve: Still a celebration … add a cocktail of gin and a little vermouth.
Refreshment: Hibiscus tea with mint and mix well, cool. Feels good!