Forget about Green and Black tea- Blue tea is the new cool for ardent tea lovers! Not only the color looks beautiful, but it tastes wonderful too.
While people know a lot about the benefits of having black or green tea, only a handful of them is aware of the goodness that this blue-colored Butterfly Pea tea brings with it. It is jam-packed with benefits.
1. Anti-Cancer Properties
Cyclotides present in this tea counters cancer cells, disrupts the cell membrane integrity and kills them. Therefore, it minimizes the damage to the cells of the body and reduces the risk of cancer.
2. Anti-diabetic properties
If you have diabetes, sipping this tea in between meals will inhibit the intake of glucose from the diet and will help to lower the blood sugar levels. One additional benefit for diabetics- the antioxidants present in the tea lowers the risk of infections and keeps the heart healthy.
3. Anti-Hairfall properties
It is believed that this herbal tea was used in ancient Thai medicine for centuries to cure hair loss, premature greying and baldness in males. Studies conclude that the key ingredient in this blue tea is Anthocyanin, that increases blood flow in the scalp as well as sustains and fortifies hair follicles.
4. Antioxidant properties
You can detox your body frequently with this blue pea tea. The antioxidant-rich drink comes with powerful bio-compounds that help the body to fight free radicals that cause premature aging due to their toxic nature.
5. Analgesic properties
People who suffer from lots of anxiety and stress, it works like a miracle. It reduces the pain and has a soothing effect on the mind and body. Good for people who suffer from depression or have frequent headaches. If you are having a busy day, this is a must for you.
6. Antipyretic properties
The healing properties of this tea also help to bring down the fever by expanding the blood vessels just beneath the skin. This increases blood flow where it can be more easily cooled. A study concluded that this can be compared to paracetamol (150 mg/kg body wt), which is a clinically approved medicine for fever.
7. Nootropic Properties
Boost your brain function and improve your cognitive abilities with this blue tea. It is believed that the presence of acetylcholine in this tea can enhance your memory in 30 days. There are other neurological benefits as well, which makes it a must-have for a healthy lifestyle.
PS: Go Blue to heal your mind and body!