Cute, tiny flowers that people around the world loved! Why are Butterfly Pea Flowers so good?
Pretty Butterfly Pea Flowers became very popular because of their amazing blue colour for drinks and foods. But they provide not only beautiful colours, but they are also so healthy!
What is Butterfly Pea Flower?
Butterfly Pea flower comes from the Clitoria Ternatea plant and is native to South East Asia. The chefs, mixologists and recipe developers from around the world are loving this fantastic ingredient! The wild blooms create a bright blue, edible dye that can change colour, both in the form of dried flowers and powdered version 💙💜
The pure infusion of butterfly pea flowers has a herbal, earthy and woody taste and beautiful blue colour. However, after adding lemon juice, the colour turns purple! That happens because of the PH change sensitivity effect.
This magic ingredient has beneficial anthocyanins (which provide the blue colour) and has various health benefits!
Why is Butterfly Pea Flower good for you?
Drinking a cup of blue tea made of butterfly pea flowers every day may bring your health many benefits!
Blue tea is packed with health-boosting antioxidants and has no caffeine! The antioxidant levels in blue tea are comparable to green tea. Free radicals are responsible for chronic inflammation, low immunity, and several other diseases, including cancer.
In fact, the list of potential health benefits of butterfly pea is long. Just have a look 👇
- Weight Loss
- All Natural Paracetamol
- Beneficial for eye health
- Combats the effects of diabetes
- Good for heart health
- Anti-ageing properties
- Fights premature hair loss / Male pattern baldness
- Effective against stress, anxiety, and depression
- Overall Brain Health
- Anti Inflammatory Properties
- Mood booster
How can you use Butterfly Pea?
You can find on the market Butterfly Pea in the form of dried flowers or powdered version or blue tea in bags ready to use.
Using Butterfly Pea dried flowers or powder, you can create fantastic colour-changing drinks, blue smoothies and desserts, and tea-infused baking goods! As Butterfly Pea is a versatile ingredient, you can add it to any food and create whatever you want!😍
Click here and check the recipes with Butterfly Pea on our blog!🤗