Blue Butterfly Pea Tea Cut: (Clitoria ternatea)
Is rich in antioxidants with anti-inflammatory properties, antimicrobial benefits, and aids to stimulate immune function. Some studies have also shown its benefit to weight loss, skin health, and reduce blood sugar. When the acidity changes the color will shift making it a fun addition to any brewed herbal tea.
To make butterfly pea flower tea, “blue tea,” add 1 teaspoon (4 grams) of dried flowers to 1 cup (240 mL) of hot water.
Let the tea steep for 10–15 minutes before straining out the dried flowers. Enjoy hot or served over ice.
You can also add a bit of lemon juice, lime juice, or honey to ramp up the flavor. The acidity of citrus fruits can also turn the drink a deep purple hue.
top of page
bottom of page