30 grams of blue dried Butterfly Pea flowers in one pack
Butterfly Pea flower is noted for its bright blue edible flowers. Aside from its many culinary uses, the blue butterfly pea vine has been used in Ayurveda as well as traditional Asian and Middle Eastern medicine. Its health benefits are increasingly supported by modern science.
The key ingredient in this tea is the Butterfly Pea flower or scientific name is Clitoria Ternatea is native to South East Asia. This ingredient has beneficial anthocyanins – provides the blue colour and has a variety of health benefits such as :
Loaded with antioxidants – that helps boost circulation and collagen production and prevent premature ageing.
It’s been used in traditional Ayurvedic medicine as a memory enhancer, a stress alleviator, to lift the mood, and it is believed to balance blood sugar levels.
Strengthens the hair for healthy hair growth/prevent hair loss & greying
Possesses anti cancer properties.
Keeps skin glowing & healthy
Treats urinary problems.
Improves eyesight & night vision
Treats eye infections
Detoxifies the whole body
Enhances immune system
Scientific Support & Reference Citations
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2. El-Halawany AM, et al Screening for estrogenic and antiestrogenic activities of plants growing in Egypt and Thailand .Pharmacognosy Res. (2011)
3. Ramanathan M, Balaji B, Justin A Behavioural and neurochemical evaluation of Perment an herbal formulation in chronic unpredictable mild stress induced depressive model . Indian J Exp Biol. (2011)
4. Taur DJ, Patil RY Evaluation of antiasthmatic activity of Clitoria ternatea L. roots . J Ethnopharmacol. (2011)
5. Kamkaen N, Wilkinson JM The antioxidant activity of Clitoria ternatea flower petal extracts and eye gel . Phytother Res. (2009)
6. Malik J, Karan M, Vasisht K Nootropic, anxiolytic and CNS-depressant studies on different plant sources of shankhpushpi .Pharm Biol. (2011)
7. Swain SS, Rout KK, Chand PK Production of Triterpenoid Anti-cancer Compound Taraxerol in Agrobacterium-Transformed Root Cultures of Butterfly Pea (Clitoria ter-natea L.) . Appl Biochem Biotechnol. (2012)
8. Kazuma K, Noda N, Suzuki M Malonylated flavonol glycosides from the petals of Clitoria ternatea . Phytochemistry. (2003)
9. Adisakwattana S, et al In vitro inhibitory effects of plant-based foods and their com-binations on intestinal glucosidase and pancreatic amylase . BMC Complement Al-tern Med. (2012) 10.
10. Terahara N, et al Five new anthocyanins, ternatins A3, B4, B3, B2, and D2, from Cli-toria ternatea flowers . J Nat Prod. (1996)