Rooibos was traditionally used by the Bushmen and Hottentots of South Africa and is becoming increasingly popular in the West as a pleasant tasting tea that also has health benefits. A tea made from the leaves and stems of rooibos is generally beneficial to the digestive system and relaxes spasms, it has been used in the treatment of vomiting, diarrhoea and other mild gastric complaints. It has also been shown to be of benefit when used internally and externally in the treatment of a wide range of allergies especially milk allergy, eczema, hay fever and asthma in infants.
Native to South Africa
- Low in tannins and free from caffeine and oxalic acid
- Packed with antioxidants and minerals
- Can boost heart health
- May benefit people with type 2 Diabetes
- Reduces allergies (quercetin)