HoneyBush Cyclopia spp
Medicinal Uses & Benefits of HoneyBush
How to Use: HoneyBush
Honeybush is a healthy, caffeine-free red tea containing Vitamin C, potassium, calcium and magnesium. While there has been little study done to assess the health benefits of honeybush, however it does contain bioactive compounds called polyphenols that are known to have antioxidant, antiatherosclerotic, anti-inflammatory, antimutagenic, antitumor, and antiviral activities. Drinking honeybush tea may slow your body's fat storage and even help to burn existing fat stores. 1
Folklore, observation and common sense all agree that a diet that includes healthy, plant based beverages is a good bet for better health. As there are no adverse effects from drinking these red African teas, both Rooibos and honeybush, there seems to be no downside to adding them to your daily routine. The naturally sweet taste makes honeybush tea a family favorite.2
Preparation Methods & Dosage :Used as a tea
Several species of Cyclolia are found in South Africa, each in its own limited habitat, from the mountain tops to the coastal plains. Cyclolia species resist cultivation and are for the most part wildcrafted.
Regional Traditions :African *