The rooibos tea is originally from South Africa, is a natural appetite suppressant and helps you lose weight, because it stops the desire for sweet foods, and contain numerous minerals and unusually high amounts of iron for an infusion.

When it comes to losing weight, when looking for information on various treatments, a large number of products appear, so choosing which one to use becomes complex. Now it has become popular to speak of rooibos tea as an exceptional ingredient to achieve the desired sizes .

Here we will detail below the relevant information about this type of infusions that help greatly to lose weight.

This rooibos tea has a pleasant flavor, because of this, many people are currently considering it in their lifestyle. Since they contain great benefits, not only for weight loss but for specific health treatments.

It comes from a plant called Aspalathus Linearis, which commonly grows in South Africa. In stores, it is possible to find it under the names of “theine-free red tea” or “rooibos red tea.” Notably, it should not be confused with red tea or Pu-ehr.

It contains a pleasant flavor and aroma and is generally ingested as in the case of black tea, with the addition of stevia or milk.

On the other hand, it can be found in certain countries in presentation of iced tea, cappuccinos and espresso.

Characteristics of rooibos tea

Among the characteristics that can be highlighted in rooibos tea, are the following:

  • The plant has small-sized yellow flowers that thrive in late spring.
  • The leaves of the tree are deposed to oxidize in the sun, which allows to offer the plant the flavor and the ‘red’ color that define it.
  • There is an “unfermented” part (that is, not oxidized), which is known by the name of Green Rooibos. It is a type of variety that has a yellowish color typical of this species.
  • Rooibos tea has a very pleasant nutty-like flavor, slightly sweet. It has no sugar, theine and alkaloids, so it is recommended for weight loss.

Rooibos tea health properties

There is a great variety of properties that can be highlighted in rooibos tea, among them the following can be mentioned:

Fight insomnia

As it is an element that does not contain caffeine or theine, tea can be ingested because it has the benefit of reducing stress levels and considerably helps people’s mood. It is advisable to have a cup of this tea before going to bed.

Helps heart capacity

Rooibos tea has chrysoeriol, a flavonoid that helps blood circulation by relaxing blood vessels. In the same way, it helps to reduce cholesterol levels.

Lowers blood pressure

It has been determined that rooibos tea helps reduce high blood pressure or hypertension, thus regulating hormones related to the adrenal glands.

Avoid atherosclerosis in the case of diabetics

This is one of the health complications that diabetics usually have. It is a condition that causes inflammation of the arteries, due to the imbalance of cholesterol and glucose-related levels.

It contains two chemicals called: nothofagin and aspalathine, which help completely de-inflammation of the vascular system.

Helps the digestion process

Ingesting this tea is a great alternative to improve digestive health. Above all, it is recommended for those who suffer from abdominal pain or diarrhea, because they contain various antispasmodic nutrients that prevent abdominal pain and colic and diarrhea disappear.

Helps keep skin healthy

Rooibos tea has within its constitution important elements that are implemented in the field of cosmetology, for the treatment of wrinkles, it is possible, thanks to its antioxidant components.

When ingested it helps the skin improve and obtain great aesthetic results.

Rooibos tea for weight loss

The rooibos tea diet has been implemented because it contains properties that help burn fat, such as polyphenols especially those of the flavonoid type. This type of properties is found in the leaves of this species.

To do this, achieving a supplement of this type of tea with other species and a proper diet, you can lose weight significantly; It has been proven how the components of rooibos tea help stimulation in the case of the secretion of leptin located in fat cells.

Through these conditions, the impression of satiety is given; This effect is what has made this element one of the best options when losing weight.

In short, having the properties of rooibos tea can be a great alternative to achieve a few sizes less.

It is important to consider the various modalities to be ingested and with what other elements the rooibos tea should be accompanied in order to lose weight and get away from cravings .

By Dr. Eric Jackson

Dr. Eric Jackson provides primary Internal Medicine care for men and women and treats patients with bone and mineral diseases, diabetes, heart conditions, and other chronic illnesses.He is a Washington University Bone Health Program physician and is a certified Bone Densitometrist. Dr. Avery is consistently recognized in "The Best Doctors in America" list.

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