According to a study published in “Phytomedicine” (ed. July 2004), hibiscus is beneficial for lowering blood.
A study published in “Journal of Human Hypertension” (ed. January 2009) found some validity for that usage. The study reported that patients suffering from Type 2 diabetesand drank hibiscus tea twice a day for a month, experienced a reduction in systolic blood pressure levels.However, no reduction was noted in diastolic pressure.
One traditional use of hibiscus tea is for reducing blood In modern terms, that would mean a reduction in cholesterol levels.
Hibiscus is used to help maintain a healthy heart. It contains flavonoids and anthocyanins, which have antioxidant properties and have been shown to support heart.
Hibiscus tea has also been used traditionally to treat coughing and poor appetite and it has been used for its antibacterial and antifungal properties.
Drinking hibiscus tea may help with digestive disorders, such as an upset stomach, as it can help relax the smooth muscle of the intestine.