Rooibos Tea and Honeybush Tea Health Benefits

Health Benefits of Rooibos and Honeybush Tea

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Health Benefits of Rooibos and Honeybush tea

Intaba Teas of Africa- unique herb teas that are good for you

Apart from their popularity as pleasant tasting, caffeine-free alternatives to black and green tea, more and more evidence is coming to light that these unique herbal infusions have favourable medicinal effects. The claim that rooibos and honeybush are healthy beverages is gaining credibility as ongoing scientific research and case studies confirm their benefits.

Rooibos and honeybush teas are:

completely pure and natural, containing no additives,preservatives, flavourants or colourants.
naturally caffeine free, thus have a soothing effect on the central nervous system and are strongly recommended for people suffering from irritability, headaches, insomnia, hypertension, nervous tension and mild depression.
rich in antioxidants that boost the body's immune system and help slow the ageing process.
calorie-free and make refreshing drinks for people on a calorie-restricted diet as they have a naturally slightly-sweet taste.
anti-spasmodic, thus relieving stomach cramps and colic in infants. Rooibos first gained popularity as a health drink in South Africa when it was discovered that it had a soothing effect on babies suffering from these common ailments.
low in tannin, therefore will not impair the absorption of iron and protein in the body.
helpful for the relief of stomach and digestive problems like nausea, heart burn, stomach ulcers and constipation.
anti-allergic; rooibos tea has a soothing effect on irritated skin when directly applied to the affected area. In South Africa, it is a popular topical remedy for nappy-rash.
free of oxalic acid, thus safe to drink for people suffering from kidney stones.
beneficial in the management of allergies like hayfever, asthma and eczema.
natural sources of several minerals, complementing our daily intake of iron, calcium, magnesium and zinc, especially needed for maintaining a healthy immune system.

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