Rooibos tea also known as Red Bush only thrives in Cape Town, South Africa’s Cedarberg region. This drink has been popular for generations and even if its cultivation is limited to this region, it has gained popularity in many parts of the world. Rooibos tea has a lot of health benefits making it sought after and highly appealing to individuals who are looking for the perfect tea brew.
- It contains antioxidants. Rooibos tea may not be as popular as green tea but it has antioxidants that fight the free radicals that attack the body’s healthy cells. Rooibos tea contains a number of antioxidants known as nothofagin and aspalathin. This tea also contains polyphenols that can protect the body from heart ailments.
- Anticarcinogenic Properties. Due to the dominance of various antioxidants that possess anti-cancer/anti-mutagenic properties, various studies show that drinking rooibos tea has a hand in defending cells and inhibiting cancer development.