benefits of rooibos
Detailed research on the properties of Rooibos
Tea has been done at a variety of institutions around the world. Results
were published in several medical journals and periodicals over the
years and suggest the following:
Rooibos fights oxidative stress
Rooibos contains a number of
powerful flavanoids and enzymes with antioxidant powers. These
antioxidants scavenge on free radicals, limiting their damaging effect.
Free radicals are toxic compounds produced in our bodies during normal
cell function. The free radicals attack healthy cells and contribute to
aging and the decline of the immune system.
Certain anti-oxidants protects your heart
since they minimize cholesterol build-up and even prevent blood clots.
It is reported that four cups of tea can lower your risk of heart
disease by as much as 69% .
Rooibos Tea help reduce insomnia and anxiety
can be harmful to the central nervous system, causing irritability, high
blood pressure and erratic sleep patterns. Sixty percent of tea drinkers
experience insomnia and anxiety because of the high caffeine intake when
they drink too much regular tea. Rooibos contains less than 1 mg of
caffeine per cup. Even decaffeinated green tea contains 30 mg caffeine
You will feel more
energized when you switch from regular tea to Rooibos
The tannin-content of Rooibos is as low as 1/10 of normal tea. Tannins
in regular teas can strip you of up to one third of your diet’s iron -
which can leave you with chronic fatigue.
Rooibos contains no oxalic acid
The intake of food or beverages containing oxalic acid could cause
kidney stones and reduce the absorption of calcium
Rooibos contains absolutely no additives or
Pure and Natural Rooibos can as a result be
enjoyed in unlimited quantities throughout the day.
Rooibos contains essential minerals
The mineral content of Rooibos contributes to the maintenance of healthy
skin, teeth, bones, and metabolic processes.