The Enchanted Blue Tea
Its high economic value makes Telang flower a trend in medication and relaxation purposes.
Yusuf Napiri Maguantara and Rita Kartikasari did not think much of the blue petaled flower of the wild-growing vines at Bogor Institute of Agriculture (IPB). But one day, when they were traveling overseas, they saw numerous blue-colored food using said flower as ingredient.
In Indonesia, the flower is known as Telang. In English, it is called butterfly pea, the Asian pigeonwings, or its Latin name Clitoria ternatea. “We love the colo...