HEALTH BENEFITS OF ROOIBOS TEA
Rooibos Tea has gained popularity in America in recent years due to its benefits in preventing serious illnesses. This tea is found on the slopes of Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. The locals have been drinking this tea for hundreds of years and the tea has been commercially traded throughout the world since the early 1900’s and is known for its plethora of health benefits. According to WebMD, Rooibos Tea has 50 times more antioxidants than green tea. Antioxidants are known to thwart free radicals in the body that can damage cells and cause cancer. Rooibos Tea is rich in vitamin C and low in tannins. Studies have shown the tea may help to strengthen bones and helps prevents osteoporosis and fractures. Japanese women drink the tea to clear their skin of acne and prevent wrinkles. Rooibos Tea is caffeine free and will not affect sleep cycles or cause insomnia as with some other popular teas.
Give the body a boost: Anyone who has ever suffered from asthma, skin issues, eczema, insomnia, bone weakness or hypertension may want to consider drinking Rooibos Tea. The U.S. Department of Agriculture has confirmed many of the health benefits of drinking Rooibos Tea including its ability to reduce the risk of various types of cancer, heart disease and premature aging. It is a great tea for stomach cramps and other digestive problems. Rooibos Tea is rich in minerals that may help boost the immune system and keep the body healthy. It contains calcium, iron, potassium, copper, manganese, magnesium and zinc. The flavonoids found in Rooibos Tea are known to fight cancer and is currently being studied for its possible HIV/AIDS fighting properties.
9 Proven Health Benefits for drinking Rooibos Tea
#1) Anti-inflammatory #2) Relieves Hypertension #3) Aids the Respiratory System #4) Good for the Bones and Teeth #5) Boosts the Digestive Tract #6) Improves the Skin #7) Helps prevent Type II Diabetes #8) Promotes Healthy Hair #9) Improves Blood Circulation “Sholly Sez!”