Rooibos can strongly be recommended for people suffering from irritability, headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, insomnia, nervous tension, mild depression or hypertension, as it contains no caffeine and has a soothing effect on the central nervous system.
Since Rooibos contains no oxalic acid it can be drunk freely by people suffering from kidney stones. Rooibos tea has anti-oxidants that battle free radicals, which contribute in the process of aging and a declining immune system.
Rooibos tea also contributes in the strengthening of bones and teeth by containing calcium, manganese, and fluoride.
It also contains zinc for healthy skin and magnesium for a healthy nervous system.
Rooibos tea has anti-spasmodic properties that relieve stomach cramps, in digestive problems such as nausea, vomiting, stomach ulcer, heartburn, and constipation.
Rooibos has anti-spasmodic properties, thus relieving stomach cramps and colic in infants.
Rooibos is of benefit in the management of allergies like hayfever, asthma and eczema.
The tea is also known to be very soothing on the skin as it relieves itching from eczema, nappy rash, and acne.