Rooibos tea or red tea is grown in South Africa and has traditionally been used in the country as a potent medicine for numerous ailments. Apart from all its other health benefits, it is known to do wonders for the skin. It is used in the treatment of eczema, acne, allergic reactions, itchy rashes as well as general irritations and sunburn.
Everyone likes to look their best and Rooibos tea is a natural way of giving your skin the glow you desire. Here is how it benefits your skin:
- Rooibos tea is an enzyme-rich beverage and it is packed with the goodness of
superoxide dismutase. What this complex-sounding enzyme does for your skin is simple. It helps your skin produce healthy cells. It fights wrinkles and the free radicals it contains slows-down the aging process.
- It has a very high concentration of flavonoids. These act as catalysts in destroying unwanted pathogens. Those who suffer from common skin disorders find rooibos tea very beneficial.
- This tea has anti-bacterial and hypoallergenic properties. This helps in alleviating bacterial skin-infections.
- They are packed with vitamins and minerals that help keep your skin healthy.
- It contains zinc which is excellent for healing wounds.
The Wonder Elixir
Rooibos tea also helps in transporting blood to all parts of the body. Enhanced blood circulation keep the skin healthy, pliable and looking youthful. This is one tea that contains very little tannin and it has no trace of caffeine. The absence of these two ingredients in your daily refreshing drink can do wonders for your skin.