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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. (more…)