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Asides from being the ultimate morning, afternoon and late-night comfort drink, rooibos also offers a wealth of health benefits; and is a source of unique dietary dihydrochalcones, Nothofagin, the only plant known to science to contain the phenolic anti-oxidant Aspalathin, which has strong antioxidant properties.

Now, research suggests that Green Rooibos Tea extract may also have powerful anti-diabetic effects. Researchers found that an aspalathin-enriched extract of green rooibos can lower raised glucose levels in the blood of diabetic rats in a similar way to existing diabetic drugs.

This research confirms that rooibos may be beneficial in the fight against diabetes and that it could be a valuable ingredient in new anti-diabetic products, particularly in a country like South Africa, where herbal medicines are very popular in the broader market.

 

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To harness the potential benefits of this powerful antioxidant, take Releaf Multivitamin with GRT (Green Rooibos Tea) which is the first local product to be formulated with GRT™, a potent natural source of antioxidants that may help contribute to a healthy immune system.

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