Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea
Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

Butterfly Pea Flower Tea

Regular price $15.00

Butterfly Pea Flower Herbal Tea-Caffeine Free 

 A traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, butterfly pea flower has been consumed for centuries as a memory enhancer, brain booster, anti-stress and calmative agent.

Known for its luminous indigo color, Butterfly Pea has traditionally been used in cooking, to color deserts or to make a strikingly vibrant colored tea.

Butterfly Pea is jam-packed full of health promoting antioxidants, flavonoids and peptides and has shown considerable promise in animal studies as a natural remedy for a range of health complaints.

 

Benefits of Butterfly Pea (Clitoria Ternatea)


Improve eyesight
Clitoria Ternatea contains an antioxidant called proanthocyanidin, which increases blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes, useful in treatment of glaucoma, blurred vision, retinal damage or tired eyes.


Improve hair growth
Rich in bioflavonoids, Butterfly Pea can promote hair growth and reduce greying of hair.


Improve skin
Butterfly Pea’s antioxidants stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis, which helps rejuvenate the skin and lessen wrinkles and other signs of ageing.


Aphrodisiac
Butterfly Pea has been traditionally used as an aphrodisiac particularly for women and used to treat menstruation problems or white vaginal discharge (leucorrhoea).


Antioxidant
Flavonoids, anthocyanins and phenolic compounds in Butterfly Pea flowers activate antioxidant activity, which helps decrease oxidative stress caused by disease causing and aging free radicals.

Nootropic
Butterfly Pea has been shown to enhance cognitive function and boost brain function.

Diuretic
Butterfly Pea promotes normal urination, which in turn lowers blood pressure

Analgesic
Clitoria Ternatea has been used traditionally as a local anaesthetic as it has been shown to help relieve pain and swelling.

Anxiolyhic
Butterfly Pea has a calming effect on the body, reducing stress and anxiety

Anti-inflammatory
The deep indigo flowers contain flavonoids. Found in almost all fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are powerful antioxidants with anti-inflammatory and immune system benefits.


Anti-Asthmatic
It is used in common cold, cough & asthma as it acts as an expectorant and reduces the irritation of respiratory organs.


Anti-anxiety and depression
Indications are that high doses of Butterfly Pea may be adaptogenic – helping the body deal with stressors.


Anti-diabetic
Butterfly Pea has shown to inhibit glucose intake from the diet.

Anti-HIV
Butterfly Pea is one of the few herbs to contain cyclotides, which have exhibited anti-HIV effects in studies.

Anti-cancer and anti-tumor
Clitoria Ternatea’s cyclotides can cause cancer cell death by disrupting cell membrane integrity.


Anti-microbial    
In several Indian studies, Butterfly Pea exhibited significant anti-microbial effects against Staphylococcus Aureus.


Anti-convulsant
Butterfly Pea has been shown to help reduce the severity and stress on the body from convulsions useful in treating epilepsy.

Anti-pyretic
Clitoria Ternatea can help reduce fever by dilating the blood vessels right beneath the skin, whereby air can cool the blood easier.

 

Ingredients: Wild Harvested Butterfly Pea flowers from Thailand

 

Directions:

Add 1 Teaspoon (about 4-6 flowers) of butterfly pea flowers to 1 cup of hot water. Steep for about 5-7 minutes. Add lemon for purple color & for extra vitamins. 

 

4oz equivalent to 30-40 servings of tea cups 

8oz equivalent to 65-75 servings of tea cups