Benefits of Rooibos Tea
Rooibos is a South African tea made from red bush or Aspalathus linearis. This plant is grown native to South Africa and used for making either green – unfermented, or red – fermented rooibos teas. Rooibos is completely caffeine free, and suitable for drinking at any time of the day or night.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF ROOIBOS TEA:
With its many positive attributes, Rooibos tea is a great choice of drink for health conscious people. Rooibos contains a high level of antioxidants able to fight free radicals that cause damage to cells. Research showed that drinking rooibos tea may have numerous health benefits, including reducing stress, managing type 2 diabetes and blood sugar, and anti-inflammatory properties. Rooibos it’s considered very safe.
According to studies conducted in South Africa and Japan, Rooibos has been shown to aid in health problems such as insomnia, irritability, headaches, nervous tension, and hypertension. Studies also show that this tea relieves anti spasmodic agents, which can relieve stomach cramping and colic in infants. In South Africa, Rooibos has been used to treat allergies such as hay fever, asthma and eczema very effectively . It is also used to treat irritated skin. Rooibos is brewed and placed directly on infected areas.
Rooibos contains antioxidants which can help slow the aging process and boost the immune system. This tea contains almost no oxalic acid, making it a good beverage for people prone to kidney stones.
Rooibos contains the following minerals: copper, iron and potassium, calcium, zinc, manganese, alpha- hydroxy (for healthy skin) and magnesium (for the nervous system) are also components of this tea.
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Disclaimer: These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. The purpose of this article is not to diagnose or treat any diseases, or to replace an opinion of a professional doctor. Never self-treat any diseases, or drink large quantities of tea, real or herbal, if you are suffering from serious diseases, are pregnant or breastfeeding. As every person is different, it’s impossible to make a general statement about the benefits or side-effects.