Rooibos Gourmet Almond Cinnamon
Ingredients: Rooibos, apple pieces, hibiscus, wild rose, pieces of almond, cinnamon and natural aromas of lemon.
What is Rooibos tea?
Rooibos is a shrub native to South Africa. By its color, it is also called red tea (although it should not be confused with red tea Purim from the camellia sinensis plant). Rooibos tea does not have any type of protein, and can be taken by anyone.
In South Africa, this tea is usually consumed with sugar or honey and a slice of lemon. Rooibos tea has a high rate of anti-oxidants beneficial to the body. By being rich in flavanoids, it helps in lowering bad cholesterol and regulates blood pressure. It is considered a moderate diuretic.
It is a type of tea that is not bitter if you stay too long in infusion.
Water temperature: 100 °
Infusion time: 3 - 5 minutes.
Recommended amount: 1 "teaspoon" per person. Approx. 2grs / cup.
*Indicative values that can vary depending on the personal taste.
Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea
Rooibos Tea is growing by the day. Health benefits, especially those associated with drinking rooibos tea, are most significant. Rooibos tea contains extremely high levels of antioxidants, powerful substances that fight free radicals in the blood stream and keep healthy and strong bodies. Reduction of insomnia, tension headaches and irritability are well known benefits associated with rooibos tea. As a tea with no caffeine, Rooibos drinkers have found that they enjoy a 'cuppa'. By helping to normalize tea drinkers' sleeping habits, Rooibos often reduces headaches and irritability. Although only supported by anecdotal evidence, in relief from colic and stomach cramps in babies is a well-known benefit fully accepted by the South African public at large. Research (not sponsored by CANSA) showed that six cups of Rooibos tea per day increased glutathione by 100%. Rooibos tea, unique to South Africa, is consumed by millions every day and could play an important role in cancer. 500% increase in the master antioxidant, glutathione in the liver. Made in the body, glutathione can not be taken as a supplement. There is ample evidence that glutathione fights cancer.