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Unknown health benefits of hibiscus tea

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Dec 08, 2015
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.
  • 1

    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.

    Lowers cholesterol
  • 2

    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.

    Protects liver
  • 3

    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.

    Prevents cancer
  • 4

    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.

    Blood pressure management
  • 5

    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

    Anti-depressant property
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