No stranger to Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine, Butterfly Pea (Clitoria Ternatea) is the latest herb to show promise for its brain boosting effects among other extraordinary health benefits.
In eastern society, it's versatility is only just being explored in cooking, cocktails and more, with its luminous indigo colour and unique colour-changing ability, but what will really get you excited is the health benefit potential of the super-powered herb that's been a western remedy secret for centuries.
So here's a long list of reasons why you should add it to your risotto, baked goods, cool drinks and more to super-charge your body and brain.
Some Benefits of Butterfly Pea
Nootopic - Has been shown to enhance the cognitive function and boost brain function.
Anxiolyhic - has a calming effect on the body, reducing stress and anxiety.
Anti-inflammatory - The deep indigo flowers contain flavonoids, which are powerful antioxidants with anti-inflammatory and immune system benefits.
Improve hair growth - Rich in bioflavonoids, can promote hair growth and reduce greying of hair.
Improve skin - antioxidants stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis, which helps rejuvenate the skin, lesson wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
Improve eyesight - contains an antioxidant (proanthocyanidin) which increases blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes, used to treat glaucoma, blurred vision, retinal damage or tied eyes.
And the list goes on.
Health effects of Butterfly Pea
The Nervous System - Butterfly Pea has a calming effect on the brain.
The Digestive System - Butterfly Pea is an antiemetic (anti-nausea).
The Respiratory System - Butterfly Pea acts as an expectorant and has shown to reduce the respiratory organs, useful in treating colds, coughs and even asthma.
The Circulatory System - Butterfly Pea is a haemostatic (helps stop bleeding) and a blood purifier.
Researchers have also found that powder from ground up Butterfly Pea leaves, can enhance the cognitive ability, improving memory and brainpower. So when you are next studying for a test, trying to write a report, working for long stretches, or solving a sudoku, why not try a Butterfly Pea infused water to keep your brain sharp.
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Disclaimer: The information presented is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. It is intended for information purposes only and is not a substitute for professional medical advice or treatment for specific medical conditions. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health care provider.