Unknown health benefits of hibiscus tea

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Dec 08, 2015

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Ever drank hibiscus tea? Well, if you have not yet, you should start drinking it on a regular basis. Here are some amazing health benefits of hibiscus tea.
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    Lowers cholesterol

    Hibiscus tea has antioxidant property that helps lower bad cholesterol in the body, thereby, preventing damage to the blood vessels and heart conditions. As per a new study, regular consumption of hibiscus tea is known to be very effective in managing blood sugar levels.

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    Protects liver

    Recent studies have shown that the antioxidant property of hibiscus tea helps in getting rid of liver disease by neutralising free radicals and maintaining overall well-being.

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    Prevents cancer

    Hibiscus can be effective in treating cancer as well. According to a study, drinking hibiscus tea on regular basis can slow down the growth of cancerous cells, allowing better treatment and recovery.

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    Blood pressure management

    Hibiscus tea is also known to have anti-inflammatory properties that can be very useful in lowering blood pressure. People suffering from hypertension are advised to drink this tea to reduce their risk of cardiovascular diseases.

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    Anti-depressant property

    Hibiscus tea is loaded with vitamins and minerals and is packed with plant metabolites, such as flavonoids, containing anti-depressant properties. Intake of hibiscus tea not only helps calm down the nervous system but it also reduces anxiety associated with depression quite effectively. Image Source: Getty

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