Hibiscus

Hibiscus

Hibiscus, besides an ornamental plant offers a refreshing drink with many health benefits. Its sweet and sour taste refreshes the breath while its wonderful aroma improves the mood.

  • lowering blood pressure
  • reduction of ¨bad¨ cholesterol
  • detoxification of the body
  • improve heart health
  • relief from stomach problems
  • helps in weight loss
  • expectorant 

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Μethod of preparation
3 - 4 gr (1 κ.γ.)
300 ml νερό
100°C
10-15'
100
cups

Price: 2,20 €

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Hibiscus, besides an ornamental plant offers a refreshing drink with many health benefits. Its sweet and sour taste refreshes the breath while its wonderful aroma improves the mood. The bright red color is due to anthocyanins, phenolic compounds with antioxidant activity that lower blood pressure ans assits in the proper functioning of the heart. It regulates blood glucose and helps those with cases of diabetes. It has antilipid properties and normalizes lipid disorders in the blood, thus it contributes to the proper adjustment of body weight. It develops hepatoprotective, antiinflammatory and diuretic activity. Its nutritional value is high as it is a good source of minerals (calcium, ferrum) and vitamin C. Therefore, it boosts the immune system and fights cold symptoms. It is also consumed as an iced beverage especially in the hot summer months.

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Hibiscus.

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