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Flavored tea is a combination of aromatic extracts (cinnamon, lavender, and orange for instance) and white, black or green tee having the same levels of antioxidants and health benefits as unflavored tea.
Blueberry tea, however, contains even more antioxidants, and lavender tea has even more powerful benefits for those who have sleep problems and who are dealing with asthma, cold or bronchitis.
Bonus: Rooibos Tea
Have you tried rooibos red tea?
The tea is known for the many health benefits for skin. Why? It seems that rooibos tea has more powerful antioxidants that green tea. These antioxidants can prevent premature aging and keep the skin soft because they stop the movement of the free radicals in the body.The alpha hydroxy content of the tea can reverse cell damage, thus it seems that the secret to beautiful and radiant skin is rooibos tea.
Rooibos herbal tea, that grows exclusively in South Africa, has a sweet taste and floral aroma. You can usually find commercially available Rooibos tea, that is naturally fermented, but the un-fermented tea, which is higher in antioxidants, is also available in some stores.
Why should you try rooibos tea?
Health benefits of red rooibos tea are many. It has been used as a remedy for headaches, insomnia, allergies, asthma and eczema.
This is why you should drink a cup of rooibos tea a day:
● Absolutely free from caffeine content
● Low in tannins
● Rich in iron, calcium, potassium, copper, manganese, zinc, magnesium
● Loaded with antioxidants
● Source of the flavonoids luteolin and Quercetin
● Source of vitamin C
The red tea has many health benefits for hair
The powerful minerals in rooibos tea can improve hair growth by strengthening the hair follicles. Thus, if you are suffering from hair loss, iron, zinc, copper and manganese in the red tea can provide the required nutrients your body, skin and hair needs.
Rooibos tea is good for the bones and teeth
Given rooibos tea is rich in several essential minerals, it’s no wonder the tea promotes healthy bones and teeth. Moreover, drinking rooibos tea on a daily basis may help prevent common conditions including joint pain, osteoporosis and arthritis.
Redbush tea promotes healthy weight and good digestion
The tea is rich in antispasmodic agents, which activate potassium in the body, help ease stomach cramps, and aid digestion. Good digestion can result in health benefits for weight loss as well.
Rooibos is especially rich in quercetin, the super-antioxidant that has many benefits to the heart, and helps to reduce the risk of various types of cancers. The compound also fights viruses and can help to reduce the risk of many types of health problems.
To sum up, drink the rooibos tea either for taste or health, you will see numerous benefits.
Remember: the quality of the tea depends on its processing and the way it was brewed.
Which is your favorite tea?
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Last article update: 1/23/2019