Blue Pea Butterfly Flowers
Net weight : 100gm
Blue pea butterfly flowers, are full of antioxidants, flavonoids, and peptides. The flowers are also a natural remedy for a number of skin health issues. Flavanoids, anthocyanins, and phenolic compounds in these flowers promote antioxidant activity, that helps in decreasing oxidative stress - a result of free radicals (see Blog on "C 60" for more details). The flowers are known as mood enhancers."
In Ayurveda Science they are called as "Amar Ujala", that is to say " 'forever radiant.'
The tea is deep blue in color and turns into purple when a few drops of lemon are added. Blue Pea Flower tea can also be made into cold brews and Lattes with milk.
Because It contains anthocyanin, which helps to increase blood circulation in the head, thereby strengthening the scalp and hair follicles. Its soothing flavor and aroma make this beverage a great stress buster. “There are no known side effects of blue tea, but it is best to restrict consumption to 2-3 cups a day.
How to prepare Blue pea butterfly tea?
1.Bring water to a boil and let it cool down to around 90-95 degrees Celsius.
2.Preheat your teapot by pouring hot water in and out.
3. Add 1 - 1.5 full teaspoons of butterfly flower tea for two cups of tea.
4. Steep for about 4-5 minutes. Do not over-steep.
5. You may add a drop of lemon- you will see the colour changing to purple. Childeren call this a magic tea.
Note: To make this tea as iced tea, first make it hot,cool it, add ice, few drops of lemon and honey. To make a latte add a small quantity of this ready tea to cold or iced milk, but NO Lemon.
For Butterfly Pea Flower Tea Benefits and Side effects please read our detailed blog.
Besides making blue tea, you can also add butterfly pea flowers to your green salad. You may add the tender butterfly pea leaves shoots as well, thya are known to enhance your memory and brainpower.