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It’s no wonder a growing number of health-conscious consumers have taken a liking to rooibos (pronounced roy-bos), a tea that originates from South Africa’s Western Cape province and flaunts numerous wellbeing benefits.

The two types of rooibos are red tea, which has a stronger taste and is fruitier, and green tea, which is not fermented and is more of a yellow/tan hue.

Benefits include:

  • Caffeine free
  • High levels of fluoride and copper
  • Anti-oxidant to protect against cardiovascular disease
  • Anti-spasmodic agent, to relieve stomach cramps and colic in infants
  • Activates cancer-preventing enzymes
  • Inhibits skin tumors
  • Combats allergies
  • Prevents diabetic vascular complications
  • Delays aging process

Enjoy hot or cold. Spice up a cup with a sprig of mint or fruit.