WHAT IS BLUE LOTUS TEA?
Blue lotus flower (Nymphaea caerulea) is a psychoactive plant, also known as blue Egyptian lotus, blue water lily, and sacred blue lily.
It’s been used in traditional medicine for thousands of years as a natural aphrodisiac, sleep aid, and anxiety reliever.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF BLUE LOTUS
1.Promotes natural collagen generation: Collagen’s most well-known benefit is its ability to promote glowing and vibrant skin. This essential protein provides elasticity to the skin, helping it to appear more youthful and healthier. It also helps build muscle and burn fat. It aids in the reduction of cellulite.
2. Promote deep relaxation: Drinking lotus tea regularly can help you to de-stress because it is high in Vitamin B, you also get pyridoxine in the body. This component can directly interact with neural receptors in the brain to influence mental state as well as positive, calm you down, and make you feel more grounded and connected.
3. Maintain healthy digestive function: Lotus tea contains a lot of fiber and can promote large intestinal peristalsis and help digestion which can remove toxins. It has been known to facilitate absorption of nutrients by triggering the secretion of gastric and digestive juices in the intestine. By partaking this food, you can also manage your weight, as you feel full and do not opt for more food
BLUE LOTUS TEA NUTRITIONAL VALUE
High in potassium, it helps to maintain healthy blood sugar levels. If you experience symptoms like constant thirst, increased urination, sudden weight loss, fatigue or low energy levels, it could due to high blood pressure. Lotus tea makes your blood vessels more relaxed thus improving and increasing blood flow and regulating blood sugar levels.
WHAT DOES BLUE LOTUS TEA TASTE LIKE?
Blue Lotus has a mildly sweet with a floral fragrance and nutty undertones. This tea is also known to have a slightly bitter aftertaste.
HOW TO BREW BLUE LOTUS TEA
Water temperature: 90-100 degrees
Amount: 1-2 flowers per 250 mL water
Steeping time: 3-4 minutes
Approx. refills: 2-4 times
WHAT CAN I DO WITH BLUE LOTUS TEA?
Popular ways to use blue lotus tea are to:
• Citrus food, lemon or orange
• Chamomile or lavender
• Lemon juice
BLUE LOTUS TEA FOOD PAIRINGS
Blue Lotus is perfectly paired with snacks and milk
The Blue Lotus was the symbol for life, immortality and resurrection in ancient Egypt