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rooibos

A great antioxidant tea. You know the benefits of green tea, well this is RED tea., which is a mild, slightly sweet tea with antioxidant properties 30 times greater than green tea, and very low levels of tannins, unlike black and green tea. And it is very low in polyphenols, so it will not interfere with other herbs or medications. As with green tea, Rooibos is also anti-cancer. This is in large part due to a chemical in red tea that is very similar in structure, and with the same properties, as superoxide dismutase (SOD), an antioxidant, antiinflammatory and immune stimulatory enzyme produced by cells. SOD also responds to interferons, producing peroxides that help to kill cancer cells, kill pathogens, and activate white blood cells. Used for nervous tension, asthma, allergies, digestive problems, gout, lowering LDL cholesterol and raising HDL cholesterol.
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Bioavailability of C-linked dihydrochalcone and flavanone glucosides in humans following ingestion of unfermented and fermented rooibos teas.
Hypoglycemic effect of aspalathin, a rooibos tea component from Aspalathus linearis, in type 2 diabetic model db/db mice.
Said to be light and crisp, rooibos tea can be sweetened or unsweetened depending on your taste.
According to Mr Williams anyone from the country can recall stories of Rooibos tea being given to them by their grandparents or great grandparents.
They're topped with an infusion of butter and rooibos tea leaves, then finished with more tea and salt, plus chives.
Products like rooibos tea, Cape Malay curry, preserved lemons, peri-peri pepper marinades, boboti chutney and baobab jams are all indigenous to Africa, and all have the mass-market appeal so critical to a product"s success.
95) and certified organic and fair trade Vanilla Rooibos Tea, naturally sweet, caffeine-free and perfect over ice (4 oz.
Brew offers its own range of 35 loose leaf teas, including Scouser's Breakfast and Skinny Tea, and a range of signature tea-based drinks such as green tea latte, banana green tea smoothie and rooibos tea mocha.
Chili Pepper Rooibos T-Dust is a combination of Rooibos tea, chili peppers and sea salt that creates a perfect spicy rub for meat.
Equal Exchange - Organic Buchu Honeybush Rooibos Tea, from ethicalsuperstore.
Despite some promotional claims, a serving of Rooibos tea has fewer polyphenols than the same serving of green or black tea.