People have been talking and writing about the health benefits of Rooibos since the late 1960s. This widespread anecdotal evidence and the presence of a blend of antioxidants in the product, whet the research appetites of several scientists in South Africa and around the world.
The tea has long been heralded for its health boosting properties. The health benefits of Rooibos has been researched since the 1960s and the tea is a good source of antioxidants, which is said to have cancer fighting properties.
One of the hottest topics in sport and exercise science is the role that Rooibos tea can play in controlling the effects of fatigue during exercise and furthermore ease the onset of acute mountain sickness at altitude.
Rooibos, in combination with a healthy diet with fish, fruits and vegetables and less processed foods, could significantly reduce the risk of heart disease.
According to research, South Africa has one of the highest incidence rates of skin cancer in the world, surpassed only by Australia.
Adele du Toit, spokesperson for the SA Rooibos Council and Marketing Manager for Annique Health and Beauty recommends 6 cups of Rooibos a day!
Researchers found a breakthrough link between a relatively new form of diabetes, known as “type 3” diabetes and Alzheimer’s disease.