Rooibos is one of the many ingredients found in Breastea. It is pronounced “Roy-boss”. In South Africa, this tea is called the "Miracle Tea." At the time this article was written, we are the only "breastmilk inducing" teas that contain this wonderful herbal tea. Besides being naturally caffeine free, these teas have a wonderful flavorful taste.
Rooibos contains many benefits to mother and child. Rooibos has been found to help with the absorption of iron, so it's a great benefit to breastfeeding mothers who may suffer from anemia.
In South Africa, parents have used Rooibos for generations to help fortify their offspring. It has a calming effect, and promotes a restful night of sleep. Annique Theron was awarded in 1997 at the International Inventions Exhibition in Geneva for discovering the anti allergic properties. They found by using just plain rooibos tea, that it's a trusted remedy for colic, stomach cramps, diaper rash, and more. This is so beneficial because a lot of babies suffer from these conditions. Red bush contains trace amounts of zinc, calcium, and magnesium. Great for teeth, bones, and skin. It has also been found to fight against viral infections. And by drinking Breastea you are passing on these wonderful benefits to your child through breastmilk.
Medical research is just now starting to pick up on all the health benefits Rooibos gives. A Japanese scientist named Matatoshi Nakano discovered that rooibos contains enough anti - oxidants to fight the effects of aging and the decline of the immune system. He also found that brewing longer then 10 minutes, increases the anti - oxidant level.
Rooibos is caffeine free, colourant free, additive free, and preservative free. With all these wonderful health benefits and more, we are so pleased to be able to offer it to you in Breastea.