WHAT IS BLUE TEA?
A traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, Clitoria Ternatea, (also referred to as the Butterfly Pea, Blue-Pea, Cordofan Pea or Asian Pigeonwings,) is a plant from the family Fabaceae and is commonly found throughout South East Asia. Butterfly Pea has been consumed for centuries as a memory enhancer, brain booster, anti-stress and calmative agent.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLUE TEA
The leaves of the butterfly tea flower are thought to have many anti-inflammatory properties. This tea is also jam-packed full of health promoting antioxidants, flavonoids and peptides and has shown considerable promise in brain boosting effects and a wide spectrum of neurological benefits including helping with depression and anxiety. The Flavonoids present in Butterfly Pea have been found to boost collagen production, increase the skin’s elasticity. Additionally, the flowers have a nootropic effect and may trigger vivid dreams as well as enhances memory and brain function. In Thailand, the flowers have been used for centuries for hair and scalp health in ancient types of shampoo and the tisane’s lack of caffeine and calories make it an ideal beverage.