Blue Butterfly Pea flowers are native to Thailand, Malaysia and can be found in other parts of South East Asia.
These blue flowers have a high content of anthocyanin, which is a beneficial antioxidant. Butterfly Pea Flower has nootropic effect and may trigger vivid dreams, enhanced memory and brain function.
Now, Butterfly Pea Flowers are very popular in tea and herbal blends because they easily infuse their vivid blue pigment.
They are infused in water, sugar, milk or oil as a natural food color. Depending on what it is infused in, it can have a blue or green color. The infusion color can change before your eyes to purple and fuchsia with the addition of lemon, lime or other ingredients that change the pH of the infusion.
New cocktail recipes and color changing tea blends are making a splash in the drink world today!