Rooibos tea grows in popularity because it tastes good

Researchers have found that both Rooibos Tea (red bush) and Green-Rooibos Tea contain flavonoids, antioxidants, and minerals.

Rooibos Tea leaves

This means that it not only tastes good it is also good for you. Some health benefits of drinking this beverage include the anti-viral, anti-spasmodic and anti-allergy properties found in the drink.

It is even used to help soothe infants with colic and stomach cramps. Having anti-spasmodic properties is what makes this possible.

As a young mother with a child that cried for hours knowing this would have been so helpful. Her father and I would take turns rocking her. Being young with no experience with a new baby scared us silly.

The suggestion is to mix the tea with formula or expressed breast milk. It is natural with no colorants or preservatives. It can be a mother's rescue.

Armed with this information will make grand parenting easier, well at least for the formula part. I'm hoping though, this won't be necessary. I want my grandchildren to sleep like a baby.

There is no caffeine in Rooibos. This is considered to be a good health benefit to many.

We will find elements such as Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Zinc, Calcium, Vitamin C and Fluoride.

Healthy teeth immediately enter my mind when I hear fluoride. How much better would it be to give children a drink that promotes healthy bones and teeth? I could drink Peach Rooibos iced tea all day, my kids love it too.

Many have claimed that it has a soothing effect on headaches, disturbed sleep patterns and digestive problems.

It also contains fair amounts of alpha-hydroxy acid, which is known to promote healthy skin. I was happy to learn of this.

In South Africa, it is also used to treat other allergies like hay fever and asthma.

This information has been discovered through extensive research. The information on this site is intended for educational purposes only and is not a substitute for the advice of a qualified healthcare professional. Do not undertake dietary changes without consulting your pediatrician.

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