Hibiscus flowers belong to mallow family and grows in tropical, subtropical and warm-temperature regions of the world. This special kind of flower is admired because of its beauty but it is also loaded with numerous health benefits. The flower is packed with an excess amount of vitamin A, iron and vitamin C.
Health properties of Hibiscus flower includes relief from heartburn, inflammation, and improves digestion. But the major health benefits are it is very much beneficial to lower overall body cholesterol and high blood pressure while strengthening the immune system. Regular use of hibiscus cures many liver disorders, kills cancer cells and slows down their growth, and speed up the metabolism resulting a gradual decrease in weight.
Due to its immense healing properties, hibiscus has been used in a lot of traditional herbal medicines, especially to lower cholesterol level in the body. It is confirmed by the scientists, after great researches that these beautiful deep red flowers are packed with diuretic properties and is an ideal natural herb that strengthens the cardiovascular health by eliminating excess and harmful water from the body.
The best way to avail super benefits of hibiscus is to use them in tea along with cinnamon and other ingredients. Here is the recipe of an amazing hibiscus tea that will reduce your cholesterol levels to a great extent and will leave you fresh and energetic.
- Fresh or dried hibiscus flowers: 4-5 tbsps.
- Water: 4 cups
- Cinnamon stick: 1 inch long
- Raw sugar/honey: 1 tbsp.
- Juice of 1 whole orange
Boil water on high and pour cinnamon stick and hibiscus flower in the water and steep for 20-25 minutes. Strain out the hibiscus flowers and cinnamon stick. Pour orange juice, honey or raw sugar in it and drink hot or iced.
Drink this tea everyday anytime for best and super amazing results.