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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 and antioxidant potential of rooibos flavonoids in humans following the consumption of different rooibos formulations.
is President's Choice Sparkling Rooibos Tea with Lemon & Cranberry Flavours.
We are the first in the world to show this effect from rooibos extract," says Louw.
The Rooibos plant (Aspalathus linearis) is only found in the rugged Cederberg Mountains 250 km north of Cape Town, South Africa.
A 2010 in vitro study at the University of the Western Cape in South Africa found rooibos can modulate immune function and also exhibit anti-inflammatory effects.
Researchers found that an aspalathin-enriched extract of green Rooibos is able to lower raised glucose levels in the blood of diabetic rats.
According to Mr Williams anyone from the country can recall stories of Rooibos tea being given to them by their grandparents or great grandparents.
rooibos tea leaves 2 medium-large butternut squashes Drizzle of olive oil for baking sheets 1 tsp.
Chrysoeriol is another important polyphenol in the rooibos herb.
bareMinerals Pure Transformation Night Treatment (pounds 45) is packed full of natural ingredients including extracts of rooibos, honey bush, rosemary and white tea to brighten the complexion.
Tetley will be rolling out its first Rainforest Alliance-certified rooibos tea next month.