Amazing Health benefits of Isapa leaf (Plant) and possible side effects…
Isapa leaf is called Roselle leaf or hibiscus leaf in English….Isapa is a Yoruba word for unripe zobo leaf. Ishapa or isapa plant is used to cook soup called isapa soup…..I saw a post where many commenters said the soup is very delicious and filled with numerous health benefits. Isapa leaf can also be soaked in water and the water drunk for its medicinal value.
In this article I am going to educate us on some of the health benefits and its nutritional value.
Nutritional value and facts
Isapa plant is rich in Vitamin A, Vitamin B1 (thiamin), Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin), Vitamin B9 (folic acid) and Vitamin C, the leaves, stem, flowers of isapa plant are also rich in essential minerals like calcium, potassium, magnesium and iron.
Health benefits of isapa leaves
📌 It aids in digestion. For those who have tight bowels and don’t find it easy to digest food then isapa leaf should be your friend
📌 Isapa leaf helps in relieving menstrual cramps, this is an old traditional method that relieves cramp and still works till date. So this drink should be your friend if you go through menstrual cramps monthly
📌 Weight loss… Isapa leaves also Known as Roselle leaves, helps in weight loss, so if you want to go through the weight loss journey and still have something nice like soda, this drink should be your friend.
📌 Blood pressure management… Isapa leaf has been known for years to step down high blood pressure . So if you got high blood pressure, isapa leaf tea is also for you👌
📌 It also helps in relieving cough, cold and catarrh.
💥 Prevents Kidney Disease
Isapa plant can can be taken as tea or as a herbal preparations. Isapa leaf tea or eating much of isapa soup can help keep the kidneys healthy by way of preventing kidney stones and ensuring that the kidney carry out its primary function of filtering waste out of the blood.
Isapa plant could prevent cancer as it is rich with anti-oxidants, oxidants help to neutralise free radicals in the body. Free radicals and reactive oxygen species are a cause of most human diseases and cancer at the cellular level.
💥Isapa plant helps to boost sperm count and libido in men.
💥Isapa leaf helps to boost ovulation.
Is isapa plant good for pregnant women?
Yes. Isapa is safe and healthy in pregnancy. There have not been documented reports of pregnancy loss, birth defects or miscarriage in women who eat isapa soup…
The possible side effects of isapa plant are abdominal pains, allergy and excessive urination
So what do you think? You should give this leaf a try if you experience any of this.
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