Green Rooibos Tea

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Latin Name : Asplathus Linearis

Both green and red rooibos come from the same plant from South Africa. Even though red and green rooibos share similar health benefits, their chemical composition is slightly different. This is because the oxidation process. Green rooibos is dried right after harvesting to preserve the color, flavor and antioxidants.

Its flavour is light, fresh, and mildly sweet, with a grassy aroma similar to sencha and other steamed green teas.This natural sweetness and low tannin content ensures a smooth, never bitter brew that requires little, if any, sweetener.

Antioxidant, anti-steatotic and anti-inflammatory activity are some of the benefits you may get from this tea.

–  Rooibos may have the ability to fight free radicals and protect cells from DNA damage. Results say it might play an important role in fighting skin, liver, colon and oesophagus cancers, diabetes and obesity.

–  Antioxidants are important for a healthy heart, which is why rooibos tea may provide cardiovascular benefits. It may also keep cholesterpl levels in check.

–  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 rooibos such as copper, iron and potassium that it can almost be considered a nutritional supplement.

To make an infusion, place 1-2 teaspoons of dried herb in a tea infuser or teapot or mug for each cup of tea you intend to brew. Cover with boiling water. Place on the lid (or cover your cup with a saucer). Allow the mixture to steep for 10 'to 15' minutes or overnight. Then strain the tea and serve. Add if you want honey, milk or lemon wedge for flavour. You can also enjoy it like a refreshing iced drink.
Although Rooibos tea is generally considered safe to use, medicinally, consuming more than the recommended dosage may cause diarrhea and turn rooibos tea into a laxative. In any case you should consult with your healthcare doctor before using any herb especially if you’re taking other medications or having health problems.

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