Revealing Research

In the 1980’s Japanese and American scientists found a powerful and stable antioxidant called super-oxide dismutase in Rooibos tea. In 1995 Infruitec, a South African research company, as well as Dr Charlene Marais of the University of the Free State, found and verifi ed that Rooibos tea did indeed have the following properties:

  • Anti-allergic
  • Antioxidant
  • Anti-bacterial
  • Anti-infl ammatory
  • Anti-viral
  • No caffeine and very low tannin from pure Rooibos leaves
  • Anti-spasmodic
  • Anti-ageing

Rooibos tea is enjoying increasing popularity around the world.