Mind Blowing Health Benefits Of Hibiscus Tea You Need To Know!

Hibiscus tea is made by brewing dried petals of hibiscus flowers. This wine-red tea offers a ton of health benefits. We have compiled all the benefits that may have you trading in your daily cup of tea.

As hibiscus is full of antioxidant and anticancer properties, it can help fight bacterial infections.

Hibiscus extract inhibited the activity of E. coli, which is a strain of bacteria that can cause symptoms like cramping, gas and diarrhea.

Hibiscus is high in polyphenols, which are compounds that have been shown to possess powerful anti-cancer properties.

The flavonoids in hibiscus have antidepressant and anxiolytic effects. Drinking hibiscus tea may not only help you recover from the cold and flu but also fight the influenza virus.

There is increasing evidence that drinking hibiscus tea has hypoglycemic and hypolipidemic effects. Study found that consumption of hibiscus extract for 12 weeks resulted in a lower body weight, less abdominal fat, and a lower BMI in overweight/obese people. However, the extract is more concentrated than tea, so results won't be as strong.

Also, it's an anti-inflammatory, which can keep cortisol i.e. the stress hormone, which attributes to fat storage, at bay. Hibiscus tea contains a lot of antioxidants and polyphenols which work to protect the body against diseases and lower inflammation.

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