Hibiscus tea : the best sources of natural antioxidants
Including hibiscus tea in your beauty/health routine is a good idea. A study from the University of Oslo, published in the Nutrition Journal in 2010, accounted for the antioxidant content of 283 drinks. The results were expressed in millimoles, a unit of measurement of molecules, antioxidants in this case.
- Red Wine: 38 mmol/100 g
- Grape juice: 39 mmol/100 g
- Coffee Espresso: 40 mmol/100 g
- Green tea Matcha: 100 mmol/100 g
- Hibiscus flowers tea: 132 mmol/100 g
This flower comes directly from Egypt where cultivated specimens are the richest in antioxidants.
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This flower is of great interest to medicine because it contains substances with various properties, especially antioxidants such as anthocyanins but also flavones, flavonols and phenolic acids.
According to a recent US study, 3 cups of 25cL of hibiscus infusion a day, lower blood pressure, according to the results of a study published in the Journal of Nutrition.
How to prepare your hibiscus tea:
Drink cold or with ice.
Infuse with a tea ball or our biodegradable empty tea bags.
One tsp per cup, infuse for at least 10 min
Two tbsp per bottle, infuse for at least 30 min
Adjust the timing of infusion according to your tastes. The tea can be infused all night in the fridge.
It tastes delicious even when sweetened.