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Rooibos with Peppermint


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TRADITIONAL BENEFITS & USES

Caffeine free

Additive free

Preservative free

Colorant free

Low in tannin - the substance that effects metabolism and blocks the absorption of iron and protein

Releases natural antioxidants that active combat and neutralize harmful free radicals

Help fight allergies, lowers cholesterol and relieves skin irritations

High in copper, potassium and iron

Improves appetite and indigestion

Relieves pain from motion sickness and nausea

May be helpful in the treatment of irritable bowel syndrome

Relieves cramps and muscle spasms

Peppermint is used orally in the form of tea, or other, to relieve respiratory conditions including symptoms of allergies and asthma, coughing, colds and acute respiratory difficulties

Has antiviral, antispasmodic and anti-inflammatory properties

GENERAL INFORMATION
Rooibos is a fynbos species within the Cape Floral Kingdom, one of only six recognized floral kingdoms of the world. The plant is indigenous to the Cedarberg region and is the only place in the world where the plant grows naturally. The plants' name comes from the fine, needle-like leaves that turn red when they are fermented. Rooibos is not a true tea, but an herb.

Rooibos is a good source of antioxidants and is the only known source of a potent antioxidant called aspalathin while also containing others like nothofagin, vitexin, isovitex, orientin, isooreintin, luteolin and quercetin. Rooibos tea is rich in several minerals including iron, calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc and sodium, as well as trace elements like copper, manganese and fluoride. Pure and natural it contains no additives or preservatives. It is a naturally calming substance and help to maintain healthy skin, teeth and bones.

Peppermint as it is known today is a hybrid of water mint crossed with spearmint. Of all species of mint, peppermint contains the most menthol, a phytochemical that helps calm muscle spasms throughout the body, improve digestion and relieve headache and nausea.

Peppermint is rich in phenolic compounds, meaning that peppermint has antiviral, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The herb also contains a large amount of flavonoids and tannins. Peppermint has digestive and antispasmodic properties. Peppermint is taken internally for problems associated with bloating, sluggish digestion, belching, flatulence and inadequate bile secretion.

PRODUCT SIZE

3g x 40 Super Grade Teabags

120g Box


RECOMMENDED DOSAGES FOR ADULTS AND CHILDREN

The recommended dosages given are for Adults Only.

The dosage for children should be calculated in accordance with the child weight with the weight of the average weight of an adult (see example below):

20 kg / 80 kg = of the adult dose
40 kg / 80 kg = of the adult dose

Drink 2-3 cups of tea per day.
Place 1 teabag in a cup of boiling water. Let stand for 3 minutes, depending on the desired strength.

GENERAL WARNING
NO side effects have been documented


The website of South African Rooibos Council can be visited for more in-depth information on the latest research projects and results on the benefits and uses of Rooibos at http://www.sarooibos.co.za/

Information contained on this website is for general information purposes only and must not be used to treat or diagnose medical conditions, and all health problems must be referred to a health care professional. Statements made regarding the products, ingredients and general information have not been evaluated by the South African Medical Council or the FDA (USA), or any other health authority, and should not be seen as health claims.