Rooibos in Afrikaans means red bush. Born in the jungles of South Africa there lives a plant resembling a broom. Its leaves form healing teas and can heal skin problems.
Rooibos contains polyphenols that have anti-inflammatory, antiviral and antimutagenic qualities. Polyphenols are organic chemicals that are most often praised for their antioxidant abilities.
Rooibos contains polyphenols which is known to be anti-carcinogenic, anti-mutagenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral. All of those long words means cancer-fighting properties as well as immune system strengtheners, one thing which is known to help with anti-cancer treatments. Indeed, there is some evidence that Rooibos' components quercetin and luteolin could prevent cardiovascular disease and stroke. Its component rutin has been seen to help with the maintenance of blood vessels walls.
Rooibos can strongly be recommended for people suffering from irritability, headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, insomnia, nervous tension, mild depression or hypertension, as it contains no caffeine and has a soothing effect on the central nervous system.
It is completely caffeine free, so a cup of rooibos beverage just before going to bed can help you sleep better, and by removing caffeine from your diet, you can also improve your stress levels, mood, and heart health
Here's a summary of the benefits:
- Acts as an antioxidant and increases SOD levels
- Prevents DNA damage
- Cardiovascular protection through ACE inhibition
- Suppresses fasting glucose levels
- Improves glucose uptake and insulin secretion after a meal
- Aids in liver tissue regeneration
- Lowers blood pressure
- Acts as a bronchodilator and antispasmodic
- Inhibits lipid peroxidation and brain aging
- Rooibos extract improves immune defects such as HIV
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