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1. Provides Antioxidant Protection: Malva tea is rich in flavonoids and polyphenols which are powerful antioxidants that help to protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.
2. Supports Digestive Health: Malva tea has been used in traditional medicine to soothe digestive problems such as abdominal discomfort and heartburn.
3. Enhances Immunity: The polyphenols and other compounds in Malva tea may help to boost your immunity and help to fight off illness.
4. Relieves Stress: Drinking Malva tea has been known to promote relaxation and reduce stress and anxiety.
5. Reduces Inflammation: Studies have shown that Malva tea’s anti-inflammatory properties can help to reduce inflammation in the body and relieve painful joints.
6. Anticancer Properties: Malva tea has been studied for its potential to combat cancer due to the presence of flavonoids and polyphenols.
• 2 tablespoons of dried blue malva flowers/leaves (Malva sylvestris)
• 2 cups of water
1. Place the dried malva flowers in a heat-resistant cup or mug.
2. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil and then pour it over the dried malva flowers/leaves.
3. Allow the tea to steep for 10-15 minutes.
4. Strain the malva tea using a fine mesh sieve.
5. Sweeten the malva tea with a little honey or sugar if desired.
• Adults: 1 cup of malva tea per day.
• Children under 12 years old: ½ cup of malva tea per day.
Caution: Pregnant women should not exceed recommended daily