Latest News release of Honeybush Tea!

 An Amazing medical Research just released by Prof Ann Louw and Dr Koch Visser, of the University of Stellenbosch. Honeybush tea could help prevent breast cancer!

 

Health Effects

Honeybush tea is a herbal infusion and many health properties are associated with the regular consumption of the tea. It has very low tannin content and contains no caffeine. It is therefore especially valuable for children and patients with digestive and heart problems where stimulants and tannins should be avoided.

Nutritional Information

 

Nutrients

Function in Body

Per 240 ml

mg

Iron (Fe)

Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood

0,3 mg

Potassium (K)

Necessary for metabolic processes

0,01

Calcium (Ca)

Necessary for strong teeth and bones

0,01

Copper (Cu)

Necessary for different metabolic processes

0,003

Zinc (Zn)

Necessary for normal growth and development and health skin

0,015

Magnesium (Mg)

Necessary for healthy nervous system and for other metabolic processes

0,002

Manganese (Mn)

Necessary for metabolic processes and for bone growth and development

0,11

Sodium (Na)

Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance

1,5

Research by the Department of Chemistry of the University of the Orange Free State indicated those substantial amounts of (+)-pinitol is present in Honeybush tea. Pinitol is used as an expectorant  and also has anti-diabetic activity.

Honeybush tea processes numerous properties that enhance the health of people that use it:

Isoflavones & Coumestans

The dietary phyto-estrogen-hormone-dependant process. This is advantageous for:

  • Regulation of menstruation cycles
  • Prevention of breast, prostate and Uterus cancer
  • Reduces the risk of Oesteoporosis
  • Anti-fungal properties
  • Anti-virus properties
  • Anticholesterolemic-lowers cholesterol levels
  • Hypolipemic-lowers fat levels
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-oxidant

Specific Luteolin is anti-spasmodic and anti-oxidant. 4-Hydroxycinnomic acid is anti-fungus and Antihepatotoxic.

Xanthones

  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Anti-hepatotoxic – works against kidney poisoning
  • Anti-virus
  • Anti-diarrhea
  • Anti-fungus
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Anti-depressant

Flavones

  • Vitamin-type activity (mixture of eriodictyol and hesperidien)
  • Anti-oxidants
  • Anti-microbial
  • Anti-virus
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Spasmolytic
  • Diuretic (increases Urinating)
  • Non-feeding sweeteners