You have to go far for someone that doesn’t love a good cup of passion fruit tea. Iced passion fruit tea is popular, but a good cup of all natural passion fruit tea is not only delicious, but healthy. In this post, we’re going to go over the health benefits of having a cup of passion fruit tea. Hot or iced, passion fruit tea is delicious.
At ItsHealthTea, we offer quality passion fruit tea, but we also blend passion fruit with other incredible herbal teas to make some really great functional tea blends. This incredible fruit is native to South America in countries like Brazil, Urugay, and Argentina.
Let’s just look at the actual key nutrients of a passion fruit to give you an idea of what it has:
- 229 IU of vitamin A
- 63 mg of potassium
- 5 mg of magnesium
- 5.4 mg of vitamin C
- 2 mg of calcium
- 0.29 mg of iron
- 1.9 g of fiber
BENEFITS OF PASSION FRUIT TEA
1) Immune System Booster
In your body, the immune system is the single most important element to keep healthy in your body. With the current environment we live in (this is being written during the COVID-19 pandemic,) nothing is as important as protecting your immune system and keeping it strong. Passion fruit tea is a great immune system booster.
2) Keeps Skin Hydrated & Glowing
Keeping your skin healthy and beautiful is just another key aspect of enjoying a good cup of passion fruit tea.
This tea is full of antioxidants and minerals that really help the skin and hair. It may be considered a superfood which contains Vitamin C, Vitamin A which are beneficial for anti-aging. These two powerful antioxidants along with riboflavin and carotene can aid skin retain moisture and improve blood flow, making it look younger and prevent aging and wrinkling.
3) Improves Blood Circulation
This one is not a known one, much, but one serving of passion fruit daily provides 1/4 of the body’s daily requirement of potassium. This mineral relaxes blood vessels and increases blood flow, which decreases blood pressure and improves cardiovascular health.
4) Powerful Anti-inflammatory
High in anti-oxidants, it is known as a powerful anti inflammatory. Fighting off inflamation in the body is a great benefit to health and wellness, as you may already know.
5) Low In The Glycemic Index
This tropical fruit has a low glycemic index (GI) value of 30. The sugar from Passion fruit will be absorbed slowly into the bloodstream. That means there will not be any big increase in blood sugar after ingesting it, making it a perfect fruit to maintain insulin levels in diabetic people. While this may for the fruit itself, this goes the same for a passion fruit tea.
6) Aids in Weight Loss
If you’re on a weight loss diet, this is a great and perfect tea of choice.
7) Rich in Vitamins & Minerals
As mentioned above in the nutrients list, there is a reason this fruit is loved by the health and wellness community. Not only is it incredibly delicious, but it is rich in vital vitamins and minerals.