Clitoria ternatea, which is commonly called Butterfly Pea Flower is a perennial herbaceous plant from the Fabaceae family. This plant is found mostly in countries throughout South East Asian countries of Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, and Sri Lanka.
Butterfly Pea Flowers can be used in many creative ways such as making Teas, Lemonades, Natural Food Dyes, Ice Cubes, Smoothies, Slushies, and Lattes.
Fun Fact: When making this tea, if you add lemon to it, it will turn a pretty purple color.
Furthermore, Butterfly Pea Flowers works to promote overall health. The benefits of it are as follows:
- Enhances the mood
- Decreases blood glucose levels
- Decreases blood pressure levels
- Reduces brain fog
- Boosts memory
- Helps with symptoms of diabetes, atherosclerosis, and glaucoma
- Decreases bad cholesterol and helps to promote good cholesterol
- Promotes weight loss
- Detoxifies the body
- Boosts Energy
- Balances Hormones
- Helps with Hot Flashes
- Anti-Cancer Properties