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The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on chocolate made available through the generosity of DMH Ingredients' adoption.

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Aspalathus linearis (family Fabaceae) is a South African shrub from whose leaves a tea (infusion) is made that is high in antioxidants, and has low tannin content and no caffeine. It may protect against stroke, heart disease, and cancer.

Additional ABC Rooibos Resources 

HerbalGram Articles

Rooibos Tea: Research into Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Properties. 2003;59:34-45.

HerbClip Reviews

Rooibos May Be Beneficial in the Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease. HC# 111062-420, 3/15/2011.

Rooibos Tea Consumption Acutely Increases Plasma Antioxidant Capacity in Healthy Subjects. HC # 091062-417, 1/31/2011.

Comprehensive Review of Rooibos. HC# 100331-251, 2/27/2004.

 

 

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