Rooibos - a healthy and delicious tea without caffeine

Rooibos is popular not only for its delicious taste .. popular as a natural source of many minerals and as an effective antioxidant. Is good for our digestion, strengthens immunity, heals skin problems and in addition you will be comfortable for him to fall asleep ..

Aspalatus Linearis homeland plants, from which we obtain Rooibos tea is the area of South Africa, where it is grown on the sunny plantations. For the production of tea is harvested almost the entire aboveground portion of this keříkovité green plants. She then cuts and cut into smaller parts and allowed to ferment. Onu červenozrzavou distinctive color, as we commonly know it just gets in the fermentation of rooibos. Subsequently dosušuje, preferably directly in the sun.
The popularity of this tea at home and abroad is growing. It is good and healthy, which is the optimal combination.

Rooibos as a source of minerals
Rooibos surprise us with a list of substances contained by. Here we find vitamin C and many minerals in relatively high doses. It contains a lot of potassium, sodium, calcium and fluorine, but are not insignificant in value on behalf of iron, zinc, copper, magnesium and manganese. Rooibos tea is an ideal for most of us, it is the favorite of athletes who have excessive sweating comes with a number of minerals, is healthy for children at the time of development, but also for the older generation to prevent a number of health problems.

Another beneficial substance in tea rooibos phenolic acid, which has antibiotic effects - acting against fungi, viruses and bacteria in our digestive tract. Cures colic, indigestion and helps in so-called food poisoning.

Rooibos is a great natural antioxidant
Rooibos has strong antioxidant effects, as well as tea Yerba mate or Lapacho , about which we wrote in the previous episodes of the series. Especially with regular use protects our body from free radicals, so it is recognized as a means of prevention and aftercare ya cancers as part of the cleaning treatments. One of the partial antioxidants, represented in this tea is rutin, which also protects the health of the heart and the entire circulatory system and helps to regulate blood pressure.

Rooibos for good shape and mood
Rooibos us can benefit even if you suffer from insomnia, mild depression or frequent internal unrest. Helps with feelings of tension and stress, even someone with headaches. It's tea with toning action, at the level of body and mind.

TLC for your skin
Application of brine in the form of tiles or for washing the skin has proven to be gentle and effective remedy for skin neduzích such as acne, eczema and poorly healing wounds and minor abrasions. Because it normally there are no allergic reactions, it is recommended even for treatment of fine leather infants and small children, and even especially in the case of diaper rash.

Rooibos is a delicious and healthy tea for everyone
Indisputable advantage of rooibos tea is that it contains no caffeine. Therefore, we can sip almost indefinitely, even people who have high blood pressure, pregnant women and children.
Prepare it the classic way - dose drugs dry, about 1 heaping teaspoon to a larger pot, pour over boiling water and let stand for a few minutes. Tea then you can sweeten with sugar, but by itself is very delicious in taste. Traditionally, their country of origin drink rooibos with milk and honey. Its slightly sweet taste and pleasant aroma and still gaining in subtlety. This combination was able to gain popularity especially in children, but generally recommend you to try it, it's nice and refreshing drink. Other combinations that I prefer, especially in cold days, honey and a pinch of cinnamon, just right for warm-up and encouragement.

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Sources used: wikipedia.org

[2008-12-17]
The author Rooibos - a healthy and delicious tea without caffeine: Michaela Vorlová