Did you know?
Rooibos is not a real tea, but a brew made from the dried Rooibos bush. Rooibos is exclusively grown in South Africa.
Rooibos may be threatened by climate change. Increasing temperatures and decreased rainfall may result in extinction of the plant.
Locals have been drinking Rooibos for centuries in South Africa. 50% of Rooibos is used locally and the rest is for international market.
Rooibos is a truly powerful antioxidant. Antioxidants protect our bodies from oxidative damage caused by free radicals. It is 100% caffeine free therefore a👍nighttime cap. It is great alternative to black or green teas.
Rooibos helps to fight off unwanted inflammation. That’s because rooibos tea contains three compounds called aspalathin, quercetin and nothofagin, that can significantly reduce inflammation.
Studies found Rooibos can significantly reduce your risk of cardiovascular disease as they contain a bio active flavonoid chrysoeriol.
Surprisingly enough, Rooibos contains minerals which include manganese, calcium, magnesium and fluoride which are essential for healthy bones and teeth.