rooibos tea


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rooibos tea (rōō·ē·bōs tē),

n Latin names:
Aspalathus linearis, Borbonia pinifolia, Aspalathus contaminata; part used: leaves; uses: caffeine-free beverage, antioxidant, possible antitumor properties, possible antiaging effects; precautions: none known.
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A cross-over study was done to assess the effect of drinking rooibos tea on total antioxidant capacity.
Similar results were reported by Joubert and de Villiers (1997) in rooibos tea where less chlorophyll was present in sun-dried than in tea dried under controlled conditions.
Kinetic optimisation of the reversed phase liquid chromatographic separation of rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis) phenolics on conventional high performance liquid chromatographic instrumentation.
Rooibos tea (say it as roo-ee-bosh) is an antioxidant powerhouse that rivals its green cousin, without any caffeine.
Speaking ahead of Wednesdays's World Diabetes Day, South African Consul General Fanus Schoeman urged residents in the Emirates to sample Rooibos tea and enjoy not only its taste but its proven health benefits.
Red Espresso, made from espresso ground Rooibos tea, is the first tea that plays by coffees rules, its makers say.
rooibos tea leaves 2 medium-large butternut squashes Drizzle of olive oil for baking sheets 1 tsp.
Tetley will be rolling out its first Rainforest Alliance-certified rooibos tea next month.
India, June 5 -- CREMEBREW Le Cafe are launching first time in India the concept of RedEspresso of South Africa made from the famous Rooibos tea grown only in South Africa.
The time has now come to slow down, to sip Rooibos tea with my beloved wife in the afternoons, to watch cricket, to travel to visit my children and grandchildren, rather than to conferences and conventions and university campuses.
Filled with antioxidant rooibos tea, African potato and other herbs, these little bags of luxury provide all the relaxing and restorative properties you need without making a mess of your tub.
Also new are Apple Rooibos Tea and Chocolate Rose Tea, packed in 2.