Clitoria Ternatea, commonly known as Butterfly Pea (Blue Pea) Flower is a striking cobalt blue flower known for its brain-boosting properties and the ability to change colour with a change in pH. When infused in hot water, it gives a bright-coloured, naturally sweet tisane that’s caffeine-free and soothes you from within. Just adding a few drops of lemon to blue pea tea can change the colour from soothing blue to deep purple.
Its other names include Butterfly Pea flower (English), Asian Pigeonwings (English), Aparajita/Gokarna (Hindi), Sangu Pushpam (Tamil/Malayalam/Kannada) and many more. In addition to being a delight to the eyes, there are tons of blue tea benefits on our mental and physical health.
Butterfly pea flower benefits
Boosts memoryWhen consumed continuously, the blue pea flower helps in increasing the release of neurotransmitter Acetylcholine that improves communication in the brain and improves memory.
Healing powerThe antioxidants in blue pea called proanthocyanidins reduce free radicals in the body to prevent and repair cellular damage.
Butterfly pea benefits for skinThe flavonoids in butterfly pea tea increase the production of collagen which maintains skin elasticity. Their anti-glycation nature prevents skin ageing.
Improves cognitive functionStudies indicate that regular consumption of blue pea improves Nootropics activity in the brain. Nootropics are natural supplements or drugs that have a beneficial effect on brain function in healthy people. Many of these can boost memory, motivation, creativity, alertness and general cognitive function.
Energy boosterThis beautiful flower is a great plant-based stress buster and brain booster. Blue pea or Aparajita flower Great to consume as a part of our everyday wellbeing.
Butterfly pea benefits for hairThe potent bioflavonoid and anthocyanin increase blood flow in the scalp and strengthen hair follicles. It’s one of the best natural ways to promote hair growth.
To add to its amazing health benefits and jazz up the taste, we’ve created a few combinations to make your experience memorable.
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Striking Lemon Balm
Full of Vitamin C, Lemon Balm aids in detox and has a soothing effect on the senses.
Ready to drive away all ‘blues’ with the incredible butterfly pea flower?
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