Honeybush Tea Benefits

honeybushHoneybush tea is one of the many herbal teas which came to us from South Africa. Honeybush (Cyclopia Intermedia) is also known as the Cyclopia plant, and the tea itself has a great number of names in South Africa countries, including Bergtee, Bossiestee, Heuningtee, to name a few. It has been used for many centuries in Morocco, Algeria, Ancient Egypt, and other countries, and the first time it was mentioned in scientific literature in the beginning of the 18th century. Herbal infusion is prepared from leaves and flowers of the plant, and it is especially valued for its slightly sweet and very pleasant taste. It is also interesting that the plant is not being specially cultivated with the purpose of producing tea, and only the species growing in valleys and coastal areas are being used. Honeybush tea has plenty of benefits and therapeutic powers for which the beverage has got its fame and is highly valued around the world.

Honeybush tea is known as a great and very relaxing natural beverage rich in natural antioxidants and vitamins. Studies have shown that it contains plenty of minerals including potassium, zinc, magnesium, sodium, iron, copper, and many others. Vitamin content of boneybush tea is not less rich, and this natural beverage can provide you with vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, and vitamin B complex. However, the beverage is the most valued for its high antioxidant content which adds very important anti-aging and anti-cancer benefits. honeybush teaConsuming natural antioxidants can help our body to slow down degenerative properties in our cells linked to aging and oxidative stress. These processes cause cell degeneration and are closely related to cancer cell formation, therefore, consuming natural antioxidant sources like honeybush tea or others is closely linked to reduced risks for developing the most common types of cancer. And that is why many people choose this natural product as a support for their daily healthy diet.

There are plenty of other known honeybush tea benefits. Due to a high content of iron in this natural beverage, it is possible to improve blood quality and speed up oxygen deliver to all body organs and systems. The tea can provide our body with quite good amounts of manganese which helps in improving metabolism. Moreover, in conjunction with calcium which is can also be found in plenty in honeybush tea, manganese works perfectly for supporting our bone and teeth health. Zinc in honeybush tea can assist with supporting excellent skin, nails and hair health. Finally, according to the findings of the experts at the University of the Orange Free State, honeybush tea is rich in pinitol, a natural substance known for its very powerful expectorant properties, as well as for its property to protect against diabetes.

Honey bush tea is famous with its excellent antibacterial properties and can be used to ward off various infections. Moreover, it is reported that by using this therapeutic beverage on a regular basis can be a great support for the immune system of the body, thus helping to teach the body to fight off infections and various diseases. Besides, it is considered that this therapeutic beverage is very good for women’s health. It can be used to relieve the symptoms of painful periods and various imbalances linked to menstrual cycles. Antispasmodic properties of honeybush tea can help not only with menstrual cramps, but also with stomach cramps. Digestive health benefits of honeybush tea can be used to prevent indigestion, constipation, heartburn, and even relieve the pains linked to stomach ulcers. A cup of honeybush tea can be good to treat the most common symptoms of cold, as well as relieve itching and discomfort linked to allergies.

If you want to try this amazing therapeutic beverage and are thinking about buying honeybush tea, please, read this article and learn some useful info.

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