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ROOIBOS - BENEFITS
BENEFITS
Due to comprehensive scientific research programmes, conducted by numerous internationally recognized institutions, it is today accepted that rooibos herbal tea possesses significant health benefits. Amongst others: Clinically, rooibos tea is often prescribed for nervous tensions, allergies and various stomach and indigestive problems. Rooibos contains more that 37 anti-oxidants. Rooibos tea is rapidly gaining in popularity as a health beverage.

This unique indigenous herbal tea is rich in anti-oxidants and contains a very special anti-oxidant enzyme called super oxide dismutase (SOD), and is 50 times more powerful than green tea. Rooibos is an elegantly sweet herbal tea, rich in aromatic and flavourful qualities. Rooibos is completely pure and natural as it contains no additives, preservatives or colourants, which makes rooibos the quintessential health-soothing beverage, the ideal companion at the table. Medical science is only beginning to discover the many health advantages of Rooibos. Ongoing research and case studies confirm that there seems to be no end to its benefits. Rooibos tea is rich in volatile compounds, is naturally caffeine free & has a very low tannin content.
  • Rooibos possesses magnesium which is necessary for a healthy nervous system and electrolytes such as sodium and potassium.
  • Rooibos contains iron, potassium, copper and is rich in minerals which are essential for several metabolic functions.
  • Rooibos also supplements the daily amounts of calcium, manganese and especially fluoride, needed for the development of strong teeth and bones.
  • Rooibos can be strongly recommended for people suffering with irritability, headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns and insomnia.
  • Clinically, rooibos tea is often prescribed for nervous tension, mild depression or hypertension, as it contains no caffeine and has a soothing effect on the central nervous system.
  • Rooibos is of benefit in the management of allergies such as hay fever and asthma.
  • Allergies and various stomach and indigestive problems such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach ulcers and constipation can also be relieved by drinking rooibos.
  • Rooibos contains no oxalic acid and can therefore be enjoyed by persons suffering from kidney stones.
  • Rooibos contains zinc and alpha hydroxy acid, which promote a healthy skin.
  • Rooibos has a soothing effect on the skin, relieving itching and certain skin irritations such as eczema, nappy rash and acne when directly applied to the affected area.
  • Rooibos as a nutritional supplement for pregnant and nursing mothers, babies and children
  • Rooibos has a soothing effect on babies suffering from colic, stomach cramps and restlessness.
  • Rooibos has anti-spasmodic properties and it also helps with nappy rash, relieving irritation when applied with every nappy change.
  • Rooibos supplements the daily intake of calcium, manganese and fluoride needed by growing children for strong teeth and bones. Mothers can also profit from drinking Rooibos, during pregnancy and breast feeding, the baby's iron levels become depleted.
  • The pregnant mother can drink Rooibos throughout the day without worsening some of pregnancy's biggest discomforts - nausea, heartburn and sleeplessness.
  • Rooibos contains more than 37 anti-oxidants. It contains powerful antioxidants that fight free radicals (a by-product of normal cell function), which weaken the body's natural defenses and lead to ageing, the declining of the immune system and the onset of a wide variety of diseases.
  • In effect Rooibos tea contributes to the lengthening of the average human life span
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