What’s more, other markers of heart disease, such as cholesterol and high blood pressure, were also reduced.
“Rosella [hibiscus tea] has shown evidence to control and lower blood pressure, blood glucose, lipid profile, and cortisol in the elderly with metabolic syndrome,” the researchers concluded.
Other benefits of hibiscus tea
Hibiscus tea is packed full of antioxidants which may help prevent damage to the cells and oxidative stress caused by the build-up of free radicals.
Studies conducted on animals have shown that hibiscus extract can reduce the harmful effects of free radicals by up to 92 percent.