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Hibiscus tea is a caffeine-free drink with tremendous health benefits according to many studies. Whether you prefer it hot or cold, its elements remain healthy and positive for many active parts of your body. Supported by various studies, it is widely believed that hibiscus drinks may:

 

  1. Reduce Blood Pressure

You may have heard this first from your grandmother, “hibiscus is great help for your blood pressure and heart’s health in general”. Well, science is gradually agreeing with that and according to Natalie Rizzo, MS, RD, author of The No-Brainer Nutrition Guide For Every Runner “In a study in The Journal of Nutrition, adults with high blood pressure who consumed three servings of 8-ounce glasses of hibiscus tea daily for six weeks saw a decrease in their overall blood pressure”.

  1. Reduce Cholesterol Levels

Though it is still subject to wider scientific proof, it is widely believed that hibiscus drinks do increase the levels of good cholesterol and reduces the levels of bad cholesterol. Maggie Michalczyk, RD says: “One small study showed that hibiscus tea increased ‘HDL’ (good) cholesterol, decreased ‘LDL’ (bad) cholesterol and triglycerides”.

  1. Battle Aging

Thanks to the incredible amounts of antioxidants in hibiscus! Oxidative damage attacks the cells all over your body and that reflects with aging signs. You want those attackers pushed back, right? Well, studies show hibiscus may actually help your skin keep that young, healthy look longer.

  1. Stop the Cravings

Have a cup of a hibiscus drink after meals and shut down your appetite instead of eating calorie-filled sweets. Try it and you’ll find that change in taste that you desired has been fulfilled. Leading to lesser calorie and sugar intake every day. Hibiscus tea consumption is associated with weight loss but it still is subject to a lot more research and scientific proof.

  1. Strengthen your Immunity

Yes, it is everyone’s concern nowadays. Hibiscus tea is rich with iron and vitamin C, both known for their immediate effect on your immune system. “This is because hibiscus tea contains vitamin C, a strong antioxidant that we know is responsible for keeping our immune systems healthy,” says Michalczyk.

  1. Help your Liver and Kidneys

While extended research is still required, some studies using hibiscus tea and hibiscus extracts on humans and on animals suggest that hibiscus could positively impact your liver and kidneys health if consumed regularly.

 

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