Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits

Hibiscus Tea: Health Benefits

Hibiscus tea not only quenches thirst if you drink it chilled. It is also a natural antibiotic and it also helps strengthen the immune system.

What are the benefits of hibiscus tea?

Doctors note that hibiscus tea is rich in polyphenols, these substances are powerful antioxidants, ie reduce the damage of oxidative stress, protecting cells from oxidation and aging.

Polyphenols protect our body from cancer, cardiovascular disease, neurodegenerative changes, and inflammatory processes.

Regular consumption of hibiscus tea has an antibacterial effect

The red color of hibiscus petals was obtained due to their high content of plant polyphenol anthocyanin. Scientists drew attention to the fact that polyphenolic compounds, which are rich in hyacinth tea, are rapidly absorbed in the stomach and absorbed in the small intestine, having a positive effect on human health.

And what is the connection between hibiscus and immunity?

The study confirmed that regular consumption of hibiscus tea has an antibacterial effect on most pathogenic microbes that cause infections, improve the health of the respiratory system, skin, even bones, and joints.

Also, polyphenols, which are in hibiscus tea, support the intestinal microbiota (ie its beneficial microflora). This means that they help the immune system to be stronger and more active in fighting infections.


But hibiscus tea can not be drunk by everyone: it is contraindicated in gastritis, peptic ulcer disease, acute inflammatory processes of the digestive system. There may also be individual intolerance to hibiscus tea, an allergic reaction. And it is not recommended to drink hyacinth tea on an empty stomach.

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