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Red Rooibos Tea Health Benefits

Not only tasty, this herbal tea is good for your health too.

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Rooibos has increased in popularity not only because of its wonderful colour and taste, but because of all the great things it can do for your health.

Rooibos has no caffeine and is low in tannin, so it can be enjoyed all day long without any unpleasant side effects. This also makes it a great tea for pregnant women and nursing mothers.

Various studies have shown the many health problems that can be helped by drinking Rooibos tea:

  • Eases irritability, headaches, nervous tension and insomnia.
  • Acts as an anti-spasmodic agent, to relieve stomach cramps and colic in infants
  • Can be used to treat hay fever, asthma and eczema
  • Placed directly on the skin, it can slow the aging process
  • Boosts the immune system
Rooibos tea contains no oxalic acid, so it can safely be consumed by people who are prone to kidney stones.

There are so many minerals in the tea, that it can almost be considered a nutritional supplement:

  • Copper
  • Iron
  • Potassium
  • Calcium
  • Fluoride
  • Zinc
  • Manganese
  • Alpha-hydroxy (great for the skin)
  • Magnesium
It's always such a pleasure to discover a delicious new beverage, especially one that is so good for you!
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