Tea Time – Happy Hibiscus

Hibiscus tea

Looking to lower blood pressure, reduce oxidative stress, support healthy cholesterol and fight certain types of cancer?  Try supplementing your routine with hibiscus tea.  Served hot or cold, this drink originating from North Africa and South East Asia boasts huge health benefits.

High in antioxidants, hibiscus tea helps to fight free radicals caused by stress and toxin exposure.  It also serves as a natural anti-depressant.  Research has shown that it can be extremely effective in lowering blood pressure and supporting healthy cholesterol.  Newer research is also starting to show a positive effect on leukemia cancer cell death within the body.

With all of these benefits, adding hibiscus into your daily routine is sure to help boost your overall health.  A word of caution – you can over do it with the hibiscus, so keep ingestion moderate and pregnant women should consult with their doctors before consuming hibiscus as it has been linked to premature labor.

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