Like all herbal teas, this Rooibos based blend is caffeine free. But did you know that Rooibos has many other health benefits as well? South African studies conducted over the years have determined that Rooibos tea is high in iron, potassium, zinc, manganese and sodium.
As such, any Rooibos based drink is not only great for sipping morning, noon, and night, but for the actively health conscious out there, it also makes a fantastic post workout refresher. But even if your most strenuous exercise is quietly sitting in a low-slung porch swing in the midday sun, the benefits of drinking this tea are still positive.
200 ml (about 7 ounces) of brewed Rooibos contains the following nutrients:
-Iron (Fe) Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood – 0.07 mg
-Potassium (K) Assists certain metabolic functions – 7.12 mg
-Calcium (Ca) Necessary for strong teeth and bones – 1.09 mg
-Copper (Cu) Assists certain metabolic processes – 0.07 mg
-Zinc (Zn) Necessary for normal growth and development of healthy skin – 0.04 mg
-Magnesium (Mg) Assists a healthy nervous system and other metabolic processes – 1.57 mg
-Fluoride (F) Necessary for strong teeth and bones – 0.22 mg
-Manganese (Mn) Assists metabolic processes and bone growth and development – 0.04 mg
-Sodium (Na) Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance – 6.16 mg