Strengthening the immune system and fighting free radicals
Rooibos is a drink obtained by infusion of the dried leaves of Aspalathus linearis, a South African shrub plant belonging to the Fabaceae family and typical of the Cederberg region. Rooibos in the local language (Afrikaans), the term rooibos means red bush, to emphasize the vermilion color of the drink.
- Vitamin C
In South Africa, Rooibos is traditionally used as a thirst quenching drink, prepared in the same way as tea and sometimes sweetened with sugar or honey, and/or with lemon or milk added.
An invigorating and energizing drink, as it provides numerous mineral salts ideal for the good functioning of muscles, therefore ideal after a long period of sweating or heavy physical activity. It therefore causes a stimulating effect for diuresis and detoxing, while it seems to have a mild antiseptic capacity, especially useful in the urinary tract. Finally, it can stimulate the production of gastric juices, facilitating digestion.