Egyptian Red is a delicious beverage with a tart & tangy taste that can be enjoyed hot or cold. The tea is an infusion beverage made from the calyces of the Hibiscus Sabdariffa flower (crushed). It is a caffeine-free, (certified organic) tea that possesses a number of therapeutic benefits.
Egyptian Red is considered to be an all-purpose medicinal plant that can be used to remedy various diseases and health conditions. Known for its extremely high content of antioxidants (mainly flavonoids), it embraces all the beneficial actions that involve antioxidants. Natural flavonoids assist the body in neutralizing the negative effects of free radicals, in this way slowing down aging processes, protecting against cancer and improving general health.
High Blood Pressure
High blood pressure, or hypertension, may increase the risk of health problems including kidney damage, stroke and cardiovascular disease. You are more likely to suffer from hypertension if you are overweight, consume salty foods or drink alcohol. Losing excess weight and cutting your salt and alcohol intake may help to reduce high blood pressure. If your blood pressure remains high, however, you may need to take antihypertensive drugs. Drinking Egyptian red tea can also reduce hypertension.
Egyptian Red is a flowering plant often used as a traditional remedy for a variety of ailments, including digestive upset and high cholesterol. However, it is primarily used to lower high blood pressure. It contains antioxidant compounds known as anthocyanins, which gives' potential antihypertensive effects.
Ointment and Poultice
Egyptian Red is a natural anti-bacterial and can be used as a remedy to heal minor burns, cuts, abrasions and skin irritations. The Egyptian Pharaohs were aaware of its excellent healing properties and would use the leaves of the tea as a poultice (place the tea leaves on a wound and wrap in a bandage). As a Ointment:
- 2 teaspoons of Egyptian Red
- 100ml boiled water
- Let steep 5minutes
- Let cool and apply to affected area
- Store in the fridge use when needed
Egyptian Red is rich in enzymes that slow down the chemical processes in our body, thereby breaking down complex sugars and aiding in carbohydrate absorption. Egyptian Red is known to be one of the richest sources of Vitamin C. Vitamin C strengthens and supports the immune system.
Regular consumption of Egyptian Red has also been linked to relieving constipation and bladder infection. Finally, Egyptian Red benefits the cardio-vascular system by supporting healthy heart function, strengthening the blood vessels, lowering blood pressure and lowering cholesterol levels in the blood.
Egyptian Red Infusion is Australian Certified Organic (ACO) - to indicate that no pesticides, herbicides, artificial or chemical fertilizers have been used in the cultivation of the plant in its origin (Egypt) and that it is packaged to the ACO quality controlled standards in Australia.
100% certified organic hibisucs sabdariffa calyces.
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Egyptian Red Infusion is Australian Certified Organic - to indicate that no pesticides, herbicides, artificial or chemical fertilizers have been used in the cultivation of the plant in its origin (Egypt) and that it is packaged to the ACO quality controlled standards in Australia.
When you purchase Egyptian Red, you can be confident that you are purchasing the best and highest quality Hibiscus Sabdariffa in the world.