Butterfly Pea Flowers : 8 surprising health benefits
At Namsaa Infusions Paris, you will only find creations made from superior quality Butterfly Pea Flowers. Selected with care, we are the first in France to be able to offer them with the Bio label from Ecocert France. Did you know that in addition to being beautiful, it is exceptionally good for our organism? Discover in this article 8 benefits of this beautiful Ayurvedic flower.
1.Rich in antioxidants
Antioxidants prevent premature aging of cells and protect our body from cardiovascular and inflammatory diseases.
They can come in different forms such as vitamins (vitamin C), mineral (zinc) or even constituting large families such as flavonoids or polyphenols.
It is thanks to its high concentration of anthocyanins that the Butterfly Pea Flower is rich in antioxidants. Studies even show that its antioxidant activity is superior to that of vitamin C!
What is an anthocyanin? Anthocyanins or anthocyanins are plant coloring pigments ranging from red to blue. Going back to the etymological meaning of anthocyanin, “anthos” means flower and dark blue “kuanos” in Greek.
It is thanks to the high concentration of anthocyanin that the butterfly pea flower has this beautiful blue color.
2. Improves skin quality
It is thanks to the action of antioxidants that the collagen, naturally present in the skin will be stimulated. Collagen is a protein that helps regenerate the skin and elastin.
Naturally, we lose these proteins over time.
The antioxidants present in the herbal teas of Butterfly Pea Flowers will help reduce these effects, restore the skin’s tone, elasticity, density, reduce the signs of aging such as fine lines and wrinkles and the general appearance of the skin. will be improved.
3. Anti stress
Very long used in Ayurvedic medicine, the Butterfly Pea Flower also called Clitoria Ternatea was widely recognized for its calming and soothing powers.
It is said to act on the body by reducing anxiety and stress thanks to its high content of tannins (polyphenols) and flavonoids (two powerful antioxidants).
4. Improves eyesight
According to several scientific studies, anthocyanins (present in the butterfly pea flower) contribute to improving the clarity as well as the sharpness (visual acuity) of our vision by irrigating the blood in the small vessels of our eyes.
By acting on rhodopsin also called retinal purple, anthocyanins have a beneficial effect on the retina of our eye.
The antioxidants present in the Butterfly Pea Flower also promote the regeneration of this essential protein in our view.
Thanks to its antioxidant substances, the Butterfly Pea Flower has nootropic activity, that is to say that it stimulates and regulates the cognitive functions of our brain.
Thus, concentration, attention and memorization are significantly improved.
6. Helps fight fatigue
Invigorating and anti-fatigue, the Blue Butterfly Pea Flower (Clitoria Ternatea) contributes to good shape maintenance on a daily basis.
Indeed, by overflowing with vitamins and minerals, it helps reduce chronic fatigue in people who suffer from it.
It’s ideal for long days when you need energy 😉
7. Improves hair growth
The bioflavonoids (called flavonoids or formerly vitamin P) contained in the Butterfly pea flower contribute to the strengthening of the hair fiber and improves the resistance of the hair by reducing its permeability.
They also provide good nutrients to the hair roots to make them less brittle and more shiny.
In addition, they would reduce the appearance of white hair and promote hair growth by stimulating the blood capillaries of the scalp.
Thanks to two substances which are taraxerol and taraxerone, the butterfly pea flower has analgesic effects which promotes the reduction of inflammation.
As you can see, Butterfly Pea Tea is only beauty and goodness for you. A real little treasure that nature offers us.