What is Hibiscus tea?

Category: Nutrition/Diets


Hibiscus tea is an herbal tea that is believed to aid in lowering blood pressure, particularly in individuals with type 2 (noninsulin dependent) diabetes, or those with prehypertension or mild hypertension. It may also have antioxidant properties and some beneficial effects on cholesterol levels.

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