Clitoria “Blue Butterfly” is a creeping plant with large, double-petals and vibrant blue flowers. It has been specially selected to be extremely heat tolerant.
Blue Butterfly is perfect for garden decoration and as a food decorative item.
It has been used for centuries as a memory enhancer, nootropic, anti-stress agent, anxiolytic, antidepressant, anticonvulsant, tranquilizing and sedative agent. It has a wide range of secondary metabolites including triterpenoids, flavanol glycosides, anthocyanins and steroids.
Its extracts have pharmacological activities including antimicrobial, antipyretic, anti-inflammatory, analgesic, diuretic, local anesthetic, antidiabetic, insecticidal, blood platelet aggregation-inhibiting. It has also been used for its vascular smooth muscle relaxing properties.