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Tea – Blue Butterfly


Blue Butterfly Pea Flowers are native to Thailand and can be found in other parts of Southeast Asia. The flowers have a high content of anthocyanin, a beneficial antioxidant. The flowers have a nootropic effect and may trigger vivid dreams, enhanced memory and brain function. Our beautiful Butterfly tea is highly concentrated, so a little goes a long way. We bring you organic butterfly flowers direct from our cooking school garden in Thailand! Purchasing this amazing tea benefits the school who teaches all how to make authentic Thai cuisine. 

  • 4oz Jar
  • Bamboo Scoop
  • High Concentrate
  • Can be used in teas, iced drinks, deserts and as a dye
  • Changes color from bright blue to magenta and purple when lemon is introduced

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Benefits of Butterfly Pea

 (Clitoria Ternatea)

  • Improve eyesight- Clitoria Ternatea contains an antioxidant called proanthocyanidin, which increases blood flow to the capillaries of the eyes, useful in treatment of glaucoma, blurred vision, retinal damage or tired eyes.
  • Improve hair growth- Rich in bioflavonoids, Butterfly Pea can promote hair growth and reduce greying of hair.
  • Improve skin- Butterfly Pea’s antioxidants stimulate collagen and elastin synthesis, which helps rejuvenate the skin and lessen wrinkles and other signs of ageing.
  • Aphrodisiac- Butterfly Pea has been traditionally used as an aphrodisiac particularly for women and used to treat menstruation problems or white vaginal discharge (leucorrhoea).
  • Antioxidant- Flavonoids, anthocyanins and phenolic compounds in Butterfly Pea flowers activate antioxidant activity, which helps decrease oxidative stress caused by disease causing and ageing free radicals.
  • Nootropic- Butterfly Pea has been shown to enhance cognitive function and boost brain function.
  • Diuretic- Butterfly Pea promotes normal urination, which in turn lowers blood pressure
  • Analgesic- Clitoria Ternatea has been used traditionally as a local anaesthetic as it has been shown to help relieve pain and swelling.
  • Anxiolyhic- Butterfly Pea has a calming effect on the body, reducing stress and anxiety
  • Anti-inflammatory- The deep indigo flowers contain flavonoids. Found in almost all fruits and vegetables, flavonoids are powerful antioxidants with anti-inflammatory and immune system benefits.
  • Anti-Asthmatic- It is used in common cold, cough & asthma as it acts as an expectorant and reduces the irritation of respiratory organs.
  • Anti-anxiety and depression- Indications are that high doses of Butterfly Pea may be adaptogenic – helping the body deal with stressors.
  • Anti-diabetic- Butterfly Pea has shown to inhibit glucose intake from the diet.
  • Anti-HIV- Butterfly Pea is one of the few herbs to contain cyclotides, which have exhibited anti-HIV effects in studies.
  • Anti-cancer and anti-tumor- Clitoria Ternatea’s cyclotides can cause cancer cell death by disrupting cell membrane integrity.
  • Anti-microbial- In several Indian studies, Butterfly Pea exhibited significant anti-microbial effects against Staphylococcus Aureus.
  • Anti-convulsant- Butterfly Pea has been shown to help reduce the severity and stress on the body from convulsions useful in treating epilepsy.
  • Anti-pyretic- Clitoria Ternatea can help reduce fever by dilating the blood vessels right beneath the skin, whereby air can cool the blood easier.
  • The Nervous System- Butterfly Pea has a calming effect on the brain
  • The Digestive System-  Butterfly Pea is an antiemetic (anti-nausea), antidypsetic (anti-indigestion), mild-laxative and cholagogue (stimulates flow of bile from liver)
  • The Circulatory System-  Butterfly Pea is a haemostatic (helps stop bleeding) and a blood purifier
  • The Respiratory System- Butterfly Pea acts as an expectorant and has shown to reduce the irritation of respiratory organs, useful in treating colds, coughs and even asthma.
  • The Urinary SystemButterfly Pea is a diuretic, helping promote normal urination and can be used for dysuria (difficulty urinating)
  • The Reproductive System Butterfly Pea is reported to be spermatogenic, aiding in normal sperm production
  • The Integumentary SystemPre-maturing ageing is often a problem of the skin. Flavonoids present in Butterfly Pea have been found to boost collagen production, increasing the skin elasticity.
  • Clitoria Ternatea for Hair Loss- In ancient Thai medicine, Butterfly Pea herb has been used for centuries to treat male pattern baldness and premature greying. A key ingredient in Butterfly Pea is Anthocyanin, thought to increase blood flow in the scalp and sustain and fortify hair follicles.
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Weight .462 lbs
Dimensions 2.35 × 2.35 × 2.88 in
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