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Health benefits of zobo drink (Hibiscus tea)

Zobo drink

As an African, we all are familiar with the drink called "Zobo" called "Hibiscus"tea is a popular drink that is being sold in every part of the country and alot of love this drink because of its Amazing taste.

Although alot of Nigerians have no idea the health benefits of drinking zobo, Below are few health benefits of drinking zobo.


Health Benefits Of Zobo


1. Relieve Menstrual Pain.

Zobo helps to relieve women from menstrual pain and cramps during menstruation, and it also helps to regulate hormonal balance that can reduce mood swings during menstruation


2. It Controls High Blood Pressure.

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Zobo drink is known to contain some antihypertensives and cardioprotective properties which are very beneficial for people with hypertension.

It also helps blood pressure by removing excess fluids and also by allowing blood vessels to relax.


3. It Lowers Cholesterol Level.


Studies have proved that zobo drink helps lower the level of Low-density lipoprotein known as LDL cholesterol which would have caused aortic aneurysm, heart attack, peripheral heart disease and stroke


When there is excess cholesterol in the body it accumulates in the blood vessels and causes a blockage to the flow of blood which is called Atherosclerosis.


4. Zobo drink prevent cancers.

Zobo drink contains protocatechuic acid, which exerts multiple health-promoting effects such as anticancer, anti-atherosclerosis and neuroprotective function in humans.


Zobo drink may help slow the growth of cancerous cells by inducing apoptosis (programmed cell death).


5. Boost The immune system.

Zobo drink is a good source of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) which helps boost the immune system and is also needed for growth and repair of tissues.


Vitamin C boosts the immune system by assisting in the production of White blood cells (leukocytes), these blood cells help to fight foreign and invading agents from destroying the cells.


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