aspalathus linearis

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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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Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) is a leguminous fynbos (heath) plant species that only grows in acid, sandy soils within a niche Mediterranean climatic area of South Africa.
Effects of rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) on oxidative stress and biochemical parameters in adults at risk for cardiovascular disease.
In traditional system of medicine, Artemisia vulagaris and Aspalathus linearis are considered useful therapeutic agents in relieving smooth muscle spasms (Duke et al., 2002).
Kinetic optimisation of the reversed phase liquid chromatographic separation of rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis) phenolics on conventional high performance liquid chromatographic instrumentation.
Antioxidant activity of the dihydrochalcones Aspalathin and Nothofagin and their corresponding flavones in relation to other Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis ) Flavonoids, Epigallocatechin Gallate, and Trolox.
* Additional polyphenols found in green tea, white tea, and black tea, and the herb Aspalathus linearis extracts, have been shown to combat skin aging via multiple pathways.
"They can call it Blue Tea, Aspalathus linearis (the scientific name) or anything else.
It is here where the fine, needle-like leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant were discovered growing wild by the locals, who processed the leaves and twigs of the plant in a primitive manner, and transformed them into a tasty brew.
Continuous administration of polyphenols from aqueous rooibos (Aspalathus linearis) extract ameliorates dietary-induced metabolic disturbances in hyperlipiclemicmice.
INCI: Maltodextrin, aspalathus linearis leaf extract
Although rooibos is the standard common name for the South African plant Aspalathus linearis, a U.S.