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Health Benefits: Rooibos - who knew it was so awesome?

  1. Heart-Healthy Rooibos tea contains chrysoeriols, a flavonoid with high anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. This substance improves the blood circulation and also reduces bad LDL level. Consequently, reduces the risk of cardiovascular ailments.
  2. Soothe Tired Eyes Working for hours on the computer certainly puts a strain on your eyes. To refresh your sore eyes, simply wash them with lukewarm rooibos tea. Or else, soak a clean washcloth in the herbal decoction and wipe the eye area with it. Besides, placing a frozen tea bag on the eyes also give relief.
  3. Combats Free Radicals Rooibos tea is rich in antioxidants that protect cells from the harmful effects of free radicals. Thus, keep several critical diseases at bay. Besides, it promotes multiplication of healthy cells.
  4. Normalizes the Digestive System Rooibos tea acts as an antispasmodic agent that helps activate the potassium ions in the body. Thus, eases stomach cramps and abdominal pain. It relieves a person from diarrhea, vomiting and helps combats colitis. Have a cup of Rooibos tea 30 minutes before having your food to reap its benefits. It will prepare your digestive system well.
  5. Reduces Severity of Diabetic Complications Regular consumption of rooibos tea helps treat the after-effects of diabetes. This herbal decoction can suppress the oxidative stress that leads to the diabetic vascular complications. The presence of antioxidants in this shrub gives anti-diabetic effects on the body.
  6. Promotes FertilityThe antioxidant in this beverage stimulates the production of healthy sperms and improves sperm count. Besides, rooibos tea is also suggested for pregnant ladies, since it helps the body in absorbing iron (an essential mineral for would-be moms).
  7. De-stress Your Mind Rooibos tea relieves a person from hypertension. This caffeine- free beverage lowers the cortisol (stress hormone) levels in the body. So, drink a cup of this tea to de-stress yourself.
  8. Strong Bones and Healthy Teeth Rooibos tea is well off with manganese, calcium, and fluoride, which are highly required minerals for maintaining bones and teeth healthy. Manganese leads to stimulation of enzymes that increases the bone mass, while calcium strengthens the bones. On the other hand, fluoride protects your teeth from cavities.
  9. Prevents Respiratory Disorders A bronchodilator is a substance that helps dilate the bronchi and bronchioles in the respiratory tract and encourages improved airflow into the lungs. Rooibos tea is a bronchodilator by nature, regular consumption of which will keep respiratory disorders at bay.
  10. Anti-cancer The antioxidants in the rooibos are full of anti-mutagenic properties that safeguard the DNA and cells from any damage and inhibit the growth of cancerous cells.
  11. Post Workout Energy Beverage Being inflammatory in nature, rooibos eases post-exercise muscle pain. This herbal infusion has high nutrient value. The presence of various minerals like zinc, calcium, manganese, magnesium, etc. make Rooibos tea a very good supplement. After effects of rooibos tea are similar to that of coffee even without the caffeine content.
  12. Treats Insomnia Sip a cup of refreshing rooibos tea before you hit the bed to encourage peaceful sleep. You may also substitute over-the-counter drugs with this soothing herbal decoction. Also, it treats disturbed sleeping patterns, and headaches that may hamper sound sleep.
  13. Heal Liver Diseases  Rooibos tea stimulates the proper functioning of a liver. It helps revitalize the liver tissues and prevents fatty liver disease.
  14. Prevents Parkinson’s and Alzheimer’s Diseases Lipid per-oxidation is a process in which free radicals damages nerve tissues and brain cells. This process gradually leads to several diseases, including Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s. Rooibos tea, if consumed on a daily basis, can protect your body from such harmful effects.
  15. Boost Immunity The herbal infusion brewed from rooibos extract is packed with abundant minerals that boost up the immune system. Regular usage of this drink keeps several health problems at bay and regulates proper functioning of the body.
  16. Fights HIV Extracts of rooibos tea produce antigen-specific antibodies. These antibodies defend the body against HIV that hampers the immune system and causes life-threatening disease, like AIDS.
  17. Treats Gout This caffeine-free beverage limits the concentration of uric acid in the body. Consequently, helps alleviate the problem of gout to a major extent.
  18. Lustrous and Healthy Locks The rooibos tea is well off with numerous minerals, like zinc, copper, calcium and potassium that strengthen your hair and helps maintain beautiful strands. Consumption of rooibos tea on regular basis fastens the hair growth. Polyphenols present in it soften your hair and add shine to them. Besides, the anti-inflammatory properties do away the problem of dandruff.
  19. Repairs Tanned Skin The antioxidants present in Rooibos tea improve the blood circulation that leads to the formation of new cells; thus, repair tanned skin. Sip a cup of rooibos tea regularly for keeping your skin healthy.
  20. Anti-aging The rooibos tea is rich in an enzyme called super-oxide dismutase that promotes the generation of healthy cells. It inhibits the ageing process and keeps your skin younger. Also, this substance neutralizes the harmful effects of free radicals.
  21. Treats Skin Disorders The rooibos tea prevents frequent acne breakouts and also treats other skin ailments, like eczema. It consists of zinc and alpha hydroxyl acid, which helps eradicate ugly pimples.  Individuals, who experience any skin related problems, can either drink the rooibos concoction or apply the herbal paste on the affected skin surface. Both of these methods will significantly reduce acne and give you a flawless skin.

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Fierce Fenugreek

Fenu...what? Fenugreek! Also known as methi, fenugreek is a very important ingredient in Indian households. It is used in almost every preparation of curry, dal or paratha. So why does this culture use it so much? Fenugreek seeds and leaves are jam packed with medicinal properties and health benefits. Here the top 5 reasons why you should add this spice your diet.

1) Digestion - fenugreek is rich in fibre and antioxidants. When ingested, it helps remove harmful toxins from the body, aiding in digestion. Adding fenugreek seeds to your tea, will help relieve indigestion and stomach pain. 

2.) Weightloss - add fenugreek to your weightloss diet by chewing soaked methi seeds in the morning on an empty stomach. The natural fibre in the fenugreek will swell and fill your stomach,  suppressing your appetite and aiding your weightloss goals.

3) Increases Breast Milk Production - fenugreek ranks high among the ‘must haves’ for new mothers. The steroid diosgenin in the spice acts to increase milk production in lactating mothers. 

4) Helps Prevent Colon Cancer - The fibre in fenugreek binds to toxins in food and flushes them out. Removing toxins helps protect the mucus membrane of the colon from cancer.

5) Soothes Sore Throat and Reduces Fevers - when taken with a spoonful of lemon and honey, fenugreek works wonders to reduce fever by nourishing the body. The soothing effect of mucilage in this powerful herb also helps to reduce coughing and throat pain.

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Blended specially for the common head cold, this delicious lemon and ginger combination is rich with full bodied flavour and is caffeine free so it won't stop you from getting the rest you need. In addition to giving your body a nutrient boost, it's the perfect beverage for relaxing in front of a roaring fire, or sitting up in bed dreaming of a healthier tomorrow.

Lemongrass grows wild in Southeast Asia and Africa. The native people of these countries have been using it for its medicinal purposes since ancient times. Thanks to its health benefits, such as - aiding in helping to prevent the growth of some bacteria and yeast - There is something in the tissues of the Lemongrass that are thought to relieve pain, reduce fever, & have antioxidant properties. The lemongrass plant has become very popular in the western hemisphere in modern days. 

 

 

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