Bissap juice: a drink with multiple virtues
Bissap juice is a very refreshing local red drink consumed in Africa. It is prepared from dried hibiscus sabdariffa flowers. There are 30,000 varieties. Rich in proteins, lipids, minerals, vitamin C, antioxidant, this refreshing drink has many health benefits.
- 1/ Diminution de la pression artérielle
Bissap juice is very effective in reducing blood pressure. That is to say, it allows the reduction of cardiovascular diseases. According to several studies, it is strongly advised to drink several cups of hibiscus tea to lower your blood pressure.
In July 2004, a study published in “Phytotherapy”, found that the subjects lowered their blood pressure by consuming an infusion prepared with 10 grams of dried chalice of hibiscus sabdariffa for 4 weeks.
In January 2009, the study published in “Journal of Human Hypertension” showed that patients with type 2 diabetes who drank hibiscus tea twice a day experienced a reduction in their systolic blood pressure.
- 2 / Cholesterol control property
Bissap juice can help better control cholesterol levels in the body. According to the Center for New Crops and Plant Products at Purdue University, hibiscus tea can greatly reduce the viscosity of blood. Several studies have confirmed that consuming hibiscus can lower or maintain cholesterol levels.
In June 2010, a study published in “Phytotherapy” said that patients who suffered from metabolic syndromes experienced a reduction in cholesterol after taking a daily dose of 100 grams of hibiscus sabdariffa powder extract.
- 3 / Relieves digestive disorders.
It is very helpful in helping the patient when they have stomach upset and digestive upset.
- 4 / Helps maintain a healthy heart.
In fact, hibiscus flowers contain flavonoids and anthocyanins, which have antioxidant properties.
- 5 / Treats cough and lack of appetite.
The advantage of this local drink is that it is easy to make and inexpensive. In addition, it has many consumers around the world because it has health benefits.
- 6 / Useful for growing hair.
It is widely used by Indian women, to promote hair growth. Indeed, it strengthens and reduces hair. loss
- 7 / A way to fight against dandruff
It fights against dandruff and makes the hair thicker.
Where to find bissap?
You can buy bissap in organic stores or exotic grocery stores.
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