Hibiscus useful properties

August 12, 2017 17:59 | Drug Plants

Hibiscus tea made from hibiscus petals.Hibiscus is native to India.Hibiscus of Malvaceae family, which occur as annuals and perennial shrubs.

At Hibiscus tea throughout its history, there are many names: the drink of the pharaohs, the royal drink and stuff like that.Correct tea Hibiscus tea is not called, because it does not belong to any of the varieties of tea.This herbal drink.

composition and use

chemical composition per 100 grams
Nutritional value Calorie
0.9 kcal Proteins
0.091 g
0.129 g Carbohydrates 99 g Water

Vitamins Vitamin A (RE) of 0.5 mcg
Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) 0.01 mg
Vitamin C 0,1 mg
Vitamin PP (niacin equivalent) 0.1121 mg

Macronutrients Calcium 9.36 mg Magnesium
5.35 mg 1.7 mg Sodium

Potassium 24.55 mg
Phosphorus 8.2 mg
Chlorine 1.39 mg
Sulfur 0.99 mg
Iron 0.001 mg
Copper 0.59 mg Manganese
0.0016 mg Fluoride
99.01 g

has a rejuvenating effect.Hibiscus tea contains such substances that fight free radicals and prevent the formation of malignant an

d benign tumors.Hibiscus tea is useful for those who have problems with blood vessels.Red hibiscus flowers, because they contain anthocyanins that provide a color.Anthocyanins strengthen the walls of blood vessels, regulate the permeability.Hibiscus contains various organic acids.Citric acid promotes the normalization of the general state of the organism and beneficial properties, it strengthens and protects against a variety of infections and colds.Linoleic acid prevents the formation of plaque on the walls of blood vessels and removes the unnecessary fat.Hibiscus tea helps at high temperature, it helps to reduce, he also has a diuretic effect.It contains a lot of vitamin C and fatty acids.They help to improve the general condition, cheer up, remove fatigue, promote better metabolism.Hibiscus tea is good for the male reproductive system, so the men would be useful to take it.

Once brewed hibiscus flowers they should not be thrown away, they can be used in food.They contain lots of pectin, which helps cleanse the body.It absorbs toxins and harmful substances and removes them from the body, it also displays the salts of heavy metals.Hibiscus tea can replace the cucumber pickle, and for those who suffer hangover.It helps rid the body of alcohol decay products.If the tea hibiscus taken on an empty stomach, it acts as an anti-parasitic agent.

Contraindications Avoid drinking tea Hibiscus those people who have stomach problems or ulcers observed.Hibiscus tea has a high acidity and useful properties, so it can irritate the stomach.Gastritis should choose a calm and neutral food and drinks.Do not drink tea Hibiscus people who have seen cholelithiasis and urolithiasis.Some people can be idiosyncrasy of this tea, which can cause allergic reactions.Perhaps you have heard of such a statement: if the tea hibiscus hot contributes to the pressure, and in the cold, on the contrary, decrease.This statement is incorrect.Because regardless of the temperature of the hibiscus tea, with which it is applied, it enters the stomach at about the same temperature.

Recipes brewing

Hibiscus tea can be consumed in any form.As your heart's content.You can drink with or without sugar, add lemon, mint, ginger or any other seasoning that came to your taste, Hibiscus tea can be served cold or hot, boil, brew, or just to keep in a water bath.Everyone is looking for himself a "delicious" recipe.

Recipe Hibiscus tea from Egypt

10 g (1 tablespoon) - petals.
1 cup of water Sugar
taste Soak hibiscus flowers for two hours in cold water.We put on the fire and bring to a boil.At a very low heat for about 3-5 minutes boil.Remove from the heat, we filter or select flowers, add sugar to taste.This drink is drunk and cold, and hot.

caught after welding flowers is best to eat, becausethey contain from 7.5 to 9.5% protein and 13 amino acids, six of which are essential for the human organism.They can be added to soups and side dishes.

few more ways to brewing tea Hibiscus:

1. Put a Hibiscus petals in a bowl of boiling water and boil for about 3 minutes.
2. You can put Hibiscus petals in a cup of boiling water and infuse for 5-10 minutes it.
3. You can also put Hibiscus petals in a bowl with cold water, then bring to a boil, add the sugar and remove from heat.Leave it to cool down, and he insisted.

Usually beverage from hibiscus taken in 1 cup water 1 teaspoon Hibiscus, but this amount may vary depending on individual preferences.

Cool Hibiscus

cold beverage hibiscus can be prepared in two ways:
1. The hot drink is cooled and added to ice it, drink it through a straw.
2. Flowers of hibiscus infused within 8 hours in water at room temperature.Then add sugar and drink a soft drink.

simple recipe

on a glass of boiled water take two spoons of hibiscus petals and cook for 5 minutes over low heat.Sugar is added at the end.

Brew a cup

put in a whole cup of petals (1-2 tablespoons), add sugar, pour the boiling water, and cover with a tight.Insist 10-15 minutes.