Delicious and presumed to be very healthy this Rooibos is a more mild version of the red variety. Soft flavor highlights this less oxidized Rooibos, perfect for a relaxing evening.
Contains South African green rooibos.
Herbal Tea | No caffeine | Steep at 212° for 3-5 minutes.
Benefits of Green Rooibos: Green rooibos might offer blood sugar-lowering benefits.
Antioxidant levels measured in green rooibos were considerably higher than in fermented rooibos. Aspalathin content in green rooibos was up to 10 times as high as that of its fermented form (red rooibos) and total flavonoid was nearly twice as high.
Researchers note that a daily intake of 7 milligrams per body weight of polyphenol antioxidants was the minimum effective dose for inhibiting the development of throat cancer.
Heart protective benefits of green rooibos consumption for 7 weeks resulted in greater improvement of heart function than did green tea. Also, rooibos with the highest flavonol levels was more effective at decreasing the activity of enzymes that promote early cell death in heart muscle cells compared to green tea. Researchers concluded that rooibos offers considerable cardiovascular benefits by virtue of its high flavonol content.