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7 Reasons Why You Should Drink Hibiscus Tea

By Ajanta Sen

Nowadays, people prefer to treat their ailments with a plethora of natural ways instead of going for expensive treatments and medicines. There is no doubt that medical treatments are not only costly, but they also have a myriad of side effects. Thus, the best way is to go for the natural remedies as long as it is possible.

Among the numerous natural remedies or antidotes, the hibiscus plant is one of the oldest plants which has been very popular for its therapeutic properties. The hibiscus plants usually grow in the tropical regions and give dazzling red coloured flowers.

These hibiscus flowers are used to make a miraculous tea, which is supposed to have various health benefits. The tea made from the hibiscus flowers can be taken either hot or cold; and you can also experiment with its flavours by adding a variety of ingredients to this tea.

There can be a variety of preparations for this hibiscus tea, which is a complete different story; but for now, we need to focus on the various reasons for drinking this marvelous hibiscus tea.

The following are the top 7 reasons why you should drink hibiscus tea regularly, take a look:


Keeps Your Blood Pressure In Check

Hibiscus tea is a natural remedy to curb your high blood pressure. Studies say that if you drink only 8 ounces of hibiscus tea thrice a day for a few weeks, it can reduce your blood pressure level by almost 10 points.


Helps Improve Your Digestion

If you have constipation, then hibiscus tea can act as a natural laxative for you. It makes the function of your bladder and bowels better in general. Due to its anti-spasmodic properties, you can use this magical tea to cure your painful constipation and many other digestive problems such as an irritable bowel condition.


Helps Combat Cancer

According to some recent studies, hibiscus tea proves to be avert to the growth of any pre-cancerous cells in your body. This also suggests that drinking hibiscus tea can put a stop to the development of the cells that can cause cancer sooner or later.


Prevents Ageing

Since many centuries, the people of China and Egypt have been drinking hibiscus tea to ward off ageing. This miraculous drink abounds with antioxidants that help to eradicate free radicals present in your system. The elimination of these free radicals automatically slows down the ageing process.


Reduces The Risk Of Heart Attacks

According to a few studies, it was revealed that the people who consumed a minimum of 14 cups of hibiscus tea every week experienced the lowest death rates in their initial years after their first heart attack. Hibiscus tea not only reduces the heart attack risk; but it also helps to lower the risk of other types of heart diseases.


Reduces High Cholesterol

Hibiscus tea is considered to be quite effective in reducing your cholesterol levels. The bioflavonoids present in it help to ward off plaque buildup on your artery walls, which in turn reduces your cholesterol and aids to avert numerous other severe ailments.


Helps In Weight Loss

Hibiscus tea suppresses your appetite. It can also help you chuck out your extra calories in a natural way. So, now you don't have to worry and splurge on those expensive weight loss surgeries or costly diet pills. Make sure to drink a cup of this miraculous tea every day, which will help you curb your appetite that will eventually result in weight loss. This tea also curbs the fat absorption and hence, instead of storing it, you burn more body fat.

So if you haven't tried this amazing tea yet, head off to your kitchen at once to make a cup of delicious hibiscus tea for yourself. Moreover, after knowing the aforementioned health benefits of this useful beverage, you will revel in this tea even more.

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Story first published: Friday, November 11, 2016, 13:30 [IST]
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