BENEFITS OF ROOIBOS POWDER
Rooibos, also known as African Red Bush, has a variety of health benefits.
Topically, it has shown to treat pimples, acne and sunburn while reducing the signs of aging. It contains alpha hydroxy acid and zinc, especially great for skin.
When consumed, it has been known to aid in headaches, insomnia, asthma, eczema, bone weakness, hypertension, allergies and premature aging.
It is very high in antioxidants, and is therefore great for boosting your immune system.
Studies have found rooibos to reduce the risk of cancer, heart disease and other serious conditions.
It is rich in iron, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, zinc, magnesium and alpha hydroxy acid.
Additionally, rooibos has shown to:
- be anti inflammatory, antiviral and antimutagenic
- lower blood pressure
- relieve stress, nervousness
- improve bone and heart health
- help arthritis, osteoporosis
- relieve chronic joint pain
- reduce cramps/abdominal pains
It has also shown to control diabetes. This is because aspalathin, found in rooibos, is a rare antioxidant known to balance blood sugar, improve insulin resistance and glucose absorption by your muscles.