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These are the reasons why you should start drinking Rooibos tea
November 11, 2019
Taking infusions in autumn is a pleasure but not all of them can be taken at any time of the day. Rooibos tea is one of the best options to enjoy an infusion without fear of having your dream stolen not having stimulants such as theine and caffeine. Take note of all the healthy benefits that Rooibos tea can bring you (which is not really a tea).
What is rooibos?
It is not really a tea, but an infusion of herbs from the fermentation of the leaves of a shrub called Aspalathus linearis which gives it its characteristic reddish hue.
Rooibos tea is very common to find it already in restaurants, bars or cafes (and of course in stores) but it still does not enjoy the same fame as other infusions. This infusion is originally from South Africa where it is especially appreciated and consumed daily for its healthy benefits..
It is an infusion that has an intense flavor but not having theine or caffeine is an ideal option to take it in the afternoon and even at night before bedtime. If you can drink hot or cold in summer and you can add honey, vegetable milk, cardamom seeds, juices, a cinnamon stick … but first let it stand for 5 minutes!
Properties and benefits of Rooibos tea
It is rich in minerals such as iron, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, zinc and magnesium wow! It is also a good source of antioxidants that fight the damage caused by free radicals responsible for premature cell aging, thus maintaining brain agility and relieving oxidative stress.
One of its antioxidants is called chrysoeriol which maintains the youth of the arteries, thus regulating blood pressure and cardiovascular health since it helps regulate blood circulation and keeps cholesterol at bay.
It has detox effect on the liver and helps you eliminate toxins and waste substances by purifying it. Even Rooibos tea has the power to relieve respiratory problems making it a perfect drink in case of congestion, colds, colds or allergies.
It is an almost medicinal infusion also in the case of skin disorders since It is a very good ally in cases of acne, eczema or psoriasis thanks to its zinc content and alpha hydroxide acid. Being so rich in minerals is a protector of bone health so at any time, and especially in menopause, it will help bones and teeth stay strong.
If you are stressed, Rooibos tea will also be a good companion at the end of the day (and at any time) since comfort, improve mood and fight insomnia. As you will see, it is an infusion that only has advantages so if you have not tried it yet, sign up for the healthiest and perfect drink for the cold season.