The summer sun is still burning hot and Zokiva has the perfect drink to quench your thirst: iced Hibiscus Tea! This gorgeous floral drink features a tart and tangy twist that does amazing things for your body. Grab a cup and let us tell you about the wonderful health benefits of Hibiscus Tea!
We all know antioxidants are nature’s medicine against free radicals that can cause oxidative stress on our cells. Over time, oxidation may weaken cells and lead to illness and disease. But with a diet rich in antioxidants from a variety of natural food sources, you can combat this deterioration and even strengthen your immune system.
Hibiscus Tea is packed with antioxidants like Vitamin C (ascorbic acid) and flavonoids. Plus, it is an antibacterial agent and has properties that reduce internal swelling that often lead to chronic disease. These fantastic qualities help bolster the body’s natural immune defenses, cleanse and purify, and support optimal bodily functions.
For example, Hibiscus Tea has shown positive results in managing blood pressure and cholesterol levels within normal limits, both of which can contribute to heart disease, stroke and other cardiovascular problems. It also supports liver function and may reduce risk of diabetes.
Hibiscus Tea is a natural diuretic and digestive stimulant, which means it helps eliminate waste to cleanse the body. This may assist digestion and common gastrointestinal issues.
Furthermore, Hibiscus Tea may aid in weight management because it works with the body to stabilize blood glucose levels within normal limits. It might even prohibit the absorption of starches and sugars that contribute to weight gain. Since it is naturally low in calories, Hibiscus Tea can replace sugary drinks. It can even take the place of sports drinks because it restores vitamins and minerals lost in sweat, satiates thirst, and cools the body.
Everyone feels better with a healthy does of nutrients every day, especially when they come in the form of a delicious drink. But Hibiscus Tea may go beyond that to elevate your mood. Between the antioxidant, vitamin and mineral concentrations of this superfood tea, it is known to relax the body and potentially reduce stress, depression and anxiety.
Zokiva’s 100% Pure Hibiscus Tea is easy to enjoy. Simply steep a ready-made bag in 8-12 oz. of water (depending on desired potency) for 5-10 minutes. Enjoy immediately for a cozy beverage or chill in the refrigerator and serve on ice for a refreshing summertime thirst-quencher.