Drinking tea is the new craze today. All over the world people can be seen sipping tea at almost any time of the day. This is one fad I have no complaints against, as it is indeed a power packed healthy habit. Herbal teas are extremely beneficial to health and this is not a marketing gimmick. The honey bush herb is one of the most beneficial herbs you can use to brew tea. It is indigenous to South Africa, and is grown in Cape Mountain region of the continent. It is the most consumed tea because of its powerful health benefits. Here are some reasons why this tea is so popular:
HIGH ANTIOXIDANTS - This tea is packed with these needed minerals, vitamins, calcium, potassium, and copper just to mention a few.
BOOSTS METABOLLISM - By consuming the tea your metabolic rate increases. In return this allows the fat content in the blood stream to be reduced. The tea is also popular amongst women for its effect on menopausal symptoms.
CANCER - The tea is loaded with powerful antioxidants that defend the body from free radicals. Also contains Isoflavones and coumestans that are well known to prevent, breast, uterine and prostate cancer. These also help to lower cholesterol levels and have a high impact on osteoporosis.
CALMS YOU - The properties in the tea has been shown to have a calming effect on the nervous system. When consumed especially at nights before bed, it relaxes the body, frees it from anxiety and induces sound sleep.
INSULIN - Research has shown it contains a substance called pinitol. This has attracted the interest of the medical fraternity for apparent blood sugar lowering activity. In may also increase natural insulin.
HUNGER PANGS - Honey bush tea has received accolades from consumers boasting of its effect on weight loss.