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ALAFIA IS HEALTH AND WELLNESS
At last! The truth about Immune System Revealed!
"The free radical elements in everybody attack the body's immune system.
Our Natural Wellness Teas have the ingredients that will not only delight your palate but can also protect you and your family from these radical elements and other body ailments."
If you'd like to sleep well or simply relieve stress, strengthen your immune system and improve the texture of your skin, then this might be the most important letter you'll ever read.
Our teas are made with many different natural plants that work together well when blended to achieve a desired result. Easy Night for instance, to be able to sleep well, was blended with Lemon Balm, Kanna, Xylopia, 'Keliba and Rooibos which is considered by itself as an "anti-ageing" beverage in Japan. It is used there as an ingredient in natural health products.
Moreover, a study of the Rooibos has found its extracts to have been used successfully in various dermatological conditions produced by ultraviolet light. As you can see, you can drink Rooibos tea by itself for good health and also use it for topical applications.
Now, I know you're probably skeptical. That's normal and healthy. Let me give you three good reasons to back up what we claim:
Three Reasons To Believe What I Say
Reason one: In 1998, during a cold virus attack, I was advised to drink Rooibos tea ( which means redbush tea in english ) and to my utmost surprise, it relieved my cold within a few days. Continued consumption has improved not only my resistance to the cold virus, but also has strengthened me through constant attacks on the free radicals in my body system. This has been possible because of the high level of anti-oxidants found in the redbush tea.
Reason two: The tea is grown under natural conditions by Dr. Frans Westhuizen, an agronomist who has devoted his life to researching the health benefits and how to grow high export grade rooibos tea. He has declared that the health benefits from the antioxidants in the tea are far more than the regular green tea.
In 1968, a young mother, Annatjie Theron discovered that when she started giving her baby some rooibos tea to drink, the infant was cured of chronic restlessness, vomiting and stomach cramps. This incident promoted the tea as a health drink. Recent research in Japan found redbush tea infusions to have anticarcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and antiviral activities. With increasing evidence showing the therapeutic value of redbush tea, some credibility is given to the "anti-ageing" claims by lovers of this tea. However, expectations of a healthier life and an increased lifespan may be a more realistic outlook.
Reason three: The tea has various therapeutic properties including potent flavonoids which help to maintain a healthy body metabolism. The rooibos tea has characteristic mild, sweet woody taste which is smooth in the mouth. It is a unique beverage that is rich in volatile natural components, minerals and ascorbic acid. It has also been determined through laboratory test that the tea contains traces of iron (Fe), Zinc (Zn), Potassium (K), Calcium (Ca), Copper (Cu), Magnesium (Mg), Fluoride (F), Manganese (Mn) and Sodium (Na). This tea contains terpinen as a metabolite and it is considered to be a health drink with beneficial effects on the human body. The fluoride ingredient contributes to the prevention of tooth decay while the very low tannin content in the tea ensures that the absorption of iron from the digestive tract is not hindered and that the digestion of protein is unaffected.
Other natural ingredients in our teas that deliver wellness to your body include the following:
AFRICAN ALOE VERA (also called ALOE FEROX) - It improves the tissue function from cellular level thereby revitalizing the tissues in your body. It contains
Carbohydrates and protein which contains 18 out of the 20 amino acids found in the human body including all the 12 amino acids that our bodies do not produce by themselves but can only be derived through nutritional supplements. This plant contains both organic and inorganic compounds such as phosphorous, calcium, zinc and potassium. It is also rich in vitamins including B2, B1, B3, B6, C and E. Your body needs all these nutritional compounds and vitamins. No side effects. Aloe vera may help to lower high cholesterol, also boosts the oxygenation of your blood and eases inflammation and soothes artheritis pain. It protects the body from oxidative stress. It alkalizes the body, thus helping to balance overly acidic dietary habits. It alleviates ulcers and other digestive disorders. It nourishes the body with minerals, vitamins, enzymes and glyconutrients. It reduces the chances of colon cancer, helps in healing the intestines and lubricates the digestive track. It can reduce constipation and stabilize blood sugar level. It protects the kidneys from disease. Aloe Vera functions as nature's own "sports drink" for electrolyte balance, making common sports drinks obsolete. Aloe has no side effects.
KINKELIBA - 'Keliba for short - this tea comes from a plant that is called the healing tree. It is very rich in antioxidants and it is good for digestion and detoxification of the body. This naturally caffeine-free tea has as much antioxidants as the green tea. Extract of the tea leaves protect against strains of Staphylococcus, streptococcus and Escherichia. No side effect
XYLOPIA - this is a fruit with spicy seeds which are known for their calmative value and treatment of bronchitis and other respiratory ailments. It is good to correct eating disorder like bulimia. It also reduces pain in the nerves and in other parts of the body. It is also used in cooking meals.
SUTHERLANDIA - this is a natural plant that has been used for centuries in South Africa to treat various diseases without side effects, particularly liver problems and certain cancers. The San bushmen know it as ‘pethora’, which translates as "it changes the course of an illness", while the Sothola people call it ‘motlepelo’ meaning "bringing back the heart". Dutch settlers used it as an adaptogen, naming it "the cancerfree drink". It is genuine tonic, that helps the body mobilize its resources against disease. It is used locally to treat cancer sufferers and helping them regain their appetite and put on weight. As a regular beverage, it does increase energy levels and capacity for exercise, while enhancing the feeling of wellbeing and improving your overall quality of life. Preliminary studies have recently been published which suggest that Sutherlandia plant may have anti-cancer effects in certain forms of cancer as well as immunostimulant properties. In particular, these studies show that L-canavanine, D-pinitol and GABA are the main active principles in the plant. It also has hypoglycemiant properties making it a promising option for the treatment of diabetes. It purifies your blood and makes your body stronger.
HIBISCUS- this plant, according to nutritionists, is high in calcium, niacin, rboflavin and trace of iron. It assists in lowering blood pressure and is generally known to relieve coughs.
BUCHU - undertook its first journey to Europe from Africa in the 1800s. A London Drug Firm, Reece & Co, registered buchu as a medicine and remedy for cystitis urethritis, prostatitis and catarrh of the bladder in 1821. Today, Buchu plant still enjoys the reputation of being one of the most effective elixirs. Currently it is used in international medicine as well as in the perfume and food industries.This tea plant is rich in minerals including zinc, niitrogen, calcium, phosphate, potassium, magnesium, sodium, manganese, iron, copper and boron. It is very effective in cleansing the urinary tract over time and it does stimulate the kidney to function better. Although the people who have been using buchu as tea for thousands of years include pregnant women, the lack of empirical studies by modern medicine on pregnant women drinking tea containing buchu has led us to appropriately advice all women pregnant to consult with their health care practitioners before use.
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