Honeybush Tea, indigenous to South Africa, is grown in the Cape Mountain regions. Honeybush is a fragrant herbal tea prepared from the honey-scented flowers, leaves and stems of the cyclopia intermedia plant. Read more below.
Blessed with a naturally sweet, almost honey-like taste, this lesser known tea has plenty to offer. Scientific analysis of a typical cup of Honeybush reveals an impressive range of necessary minerals for good health. Research indicates Honeybush Tea:
Have a calming effect on the central nervous system and is naturally caffeine free.
Rich in anti-oxidants.
low in tannin.
Contains Isoflavones and Coumestans that are known to prevent breast, prostate and uterine cancers, osteoporosis, and high cholesterol.
Pinitol, another element contained in Honeybush, is also of interest for apparent blood-sugar lowering effects (it may increase natural insulin) and is being developed by drug companies for prescription diabetic treatment. more info on this can be found at the US Library of National Medicine
The Flavones and Isoflavones of Honeybush are similar to those of soy, another leguminous plant, used in the treatment of menopausal symptoms.
Interested in losing weight? Inexpensive Honeybush Tea is reported to:
Stave off hunger pangs and
Reduce water retention.
Special Note: Our Honeybush Teas are Certified Kosher.