yellow flowers and thin green leaves on a branch of a bush

ROOIBOS (Aspalathus linearis)

Rooibos is also known as Red Bush and it originates in Africa. This plant  make a wonderfully healthy tea which many people use when trying to cut down on drinking coffee. Rooibos tea has no caffeine but is mildly stimulating. This tea has been used for hundreds of years in Africa to stay healthy and slim. It is often used as a tea to help in loosing weight.

Rooibos teas has also been shown to help in the relief of  nagging headaches, insomnia, asthma, eczema, bone weakness, hypertension, allergies, and premature aging. Containing antioxidents it has been known to be helpful in reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Since it has a natural sweetness there is no need to add any type of sweetener, making it great for dieters and those at risk of diabetes.

This wonderfully refreshing tea can also  be beneficial in reducing the chances of getting arthritis, osteoporosis and chronic joint pain. Rooibos tea also contains properties that are cancer fighting making it a very good tea to drink to avoid many types of cancers.
Rooibos is very popular in Africa, where the plant grows readily, and has been used by many users of natural products.The popularity of Rooibos is growing in more countries now and has proven to be a great healthy drink for those needing to avoid caffeine.  It is slowly becoming more popular among the general population as a refreshing and healthy non-caffeinated drink.

This video from VegKitchen.com shows some of the benefits of this awesome and healthy tea.



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