Blue Butterfly Pea, scientifically known as Clitoria ternatea, has been used in Ayurveda as and traditional Asian & Middle Eastern medicine for centuries for its health benefits such as improved memory, balanced mood, and a healthy immune system.
Butterfly Pea is jam-packed with health promoting antioxidants, flavonoids and peptides to promote vitality and healthy ageing. It has proanthocyanidin (which supports skin collagen and elasticity) and anthocyanin (which supports hair and eye health). Both of these ingredients help promote the overall healthy life cycle of your cells.
BENEFITS OF BUTTERFLY PEA
Enhances cognitive function and boost brain function
Improves hair growth, combats hair loss, and reduce greying hair
Helps rejuvenate skin and lessen wrinkles
Helps in menstrual problems
Lowers blood pressure
Helps relieve pain
Reduces stress and anxiety
Detoxifies the body
Make tea from your Butterfly Pea flowers...
Put 8-10 flowers in a cup of hot water and let it steep for 5 to 10 minutes.
Strain the liquid and discard the flowers.
You can add lemon slices into your drink and watch the color change from blue to purple.
Add honey for sweetness!
(You can also enjoy it cold, just let is rest to room temperature and add ice.)