• Rooibos is completely pure and natural as it contains no additives, preservatives or colorants.
• Rooibos is naturally caffeine free. • Rooibos contains antioxidants that fight free radicals. Free radicls weaken the body’s natural defences and lead to ageing, the declining of the immune system and the onset of a wide variety of diseases. Rooibos contains a complex mix of polyphenols, including the unique, powerful antioxidant aspalathin that has not yet been found in any other plant, and flavonoids, including a mimic of the super antioxidant enzyme Super-Oxide Dismutase (SOD).
Research has indicated that Rooibos is believed to be a potent immune system booster with: • anti-viral • anti-carcinogenic • and anti-ageing properties.
The unique antioxidants in Rooibos are known to have the following beneficial effects:
• It helps soothe headaches. • It has a relaxing effect of the central nervous system. • It has antispasmodic properties and alleviates insomnia and irritability. • It helps to boost the immune system. • It acts as a digestive aid. • It helps with the relief of stomach cramps, ulcers, nausea, heartburn and constipation. • It has antiallergenic and anti-asthmatic properties. It is believed to be helpful in the management of hay fever and eczema. • It contains no oxalic acid (a toxic acid found in certain plants) and is therefore a good choice for those prone to kidney stones. • It has low tannin content, so is not bitter-tasting like other teas. It also means that absorption of iron and proteins into the body is less affected, making it particularly good for pregnant women and people who are anemic. • It helps to calm infants and eases colic in babies. • It is inherently sweet, low in calories, and can be enjoyed without sugar – making it an ideal choice for diabetics or people on calorie-restricted diets. • It is non-diuretic, i.e. a fluid replacement, so there is no limit on how much you can have in a day.