Rooibos tea functions as both an anti-inflammatory and an antioxidant, protecting your cells from damage by free radicals and reducing inflammation.
One of rooibos’ benefits is that it’s great for your heart. Rooibos tea contains chrysoeriol, a flavonoid that decreases blood pressure and improves blood circulation. It’s also be linked to lowering bad cholesterol levels.
Strongly connected to rooibos’ ability to strengthen your heart is its direct effect on diabetes. When tested against both diabetes and cancer, rooibos tea showed “significant therapeutic potential for either the prevention of the onset of the two diseases or their progression. In addition, rooibos tea seems to help the immune system produce antibodies necessary to prevent and heal from cancer, allergic reactions and even AIDS.
Drinking rooibos tea is one helpful way to maintain good digestive health