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Blue Butterfly Pea Vine Flowers

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Blue butterfly pea, Clitoria ternatea,  is noted for its bright blue edible flowers that have a shape similar to female genitalia from which it derives its scientific name.  Aside from its many culinary uses, the Asian Pigeonwings (blue butterfly pea vine) has been used in Ayurveda as well as traditional Asian and Middle Eastern medicine and its health benefits are increasingly supported by modern science. Asian Pigeonwings (Blue butterfly pea) itself has a rich historical background with a multitude of health convenient properties. We supply it as freeze dried powder.


Health Benefits

  • Nootropic – Blue Butterfly Pea enhances cognitive functions including heightening intelligence and enhancing memory via acetylcholine localized to the hippocampus

  • Rreduces stress and anxiety – calming effect

  • Relaxes smooth vascular muscle aiding blood flow

  • decreases blood volume thereby lowering high blood pressure

  • Anti-microbial

  • High doses may be adaptogenic

  • Anti-convulsant

  • Lower diabetic activity by inhibiting glucose intake from the diet

  • Reduces fever by dilating the blood vessels just beneath the skin which increases blood flow near the surface of the skin where it can be more easily cooled by the air

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