Health benefits of red tea
Like black tea rooibos tea is fermented but now the green brother popping up in the rest of the world too. Green red tea? Or probably green rooibos tea.
Red tea has not been researched as much as green yet. But studies have shown that rooibos has as an antioxidant activity that is similar to green tea. Rooibos is especially rich in flavonoids. Other antioxidants in red tea are the vitamins C and E.
Red tea is not only loaded with antioxidants it is also a good source of minerals such as iron, potassium, calcium, zinc, sodium and magnesium.
Rooibos is said to have these health benefits:
- Calming colicky, restless babies
- Prevent hair loss and stimulate re-growth
- Ease hay fever and allergies
- Ease skin irritation and eczema
- Cure insomnia and nervous tension
- Promote longevity
- Prevent cancer
- Prevent cardio-vascular disease
- Calm an upset stomach
- Cure acne
On top of all the health benefits it has a rich flavor. And it won’t go bitter just because you leave the leaves in the water for too long.
Since rooibos tea is caffeine-free and contains the relaxing minerals magnesium and calcium it is great to drink a cup before bed time.
And for all iced tea drinkers there is Snapple Red Teas ready-to-drink iced tea.
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