The World of Gourmet: Rooibos Tea


 Gourmet refers to the high class preparation and presentation of meals that follow a diverse and aesthetically pleasing course. Gourmet is often related to the haute cuisine. Haute cuisine, also known as Grand cuisine, is the type of cuisine that is famously served in high-class restaurants and hotels.  This kind of cuisine is especially expensive since it involves a cautious preparation of the food and drinks being served.

The word Gourmet can also be used to describe a person that is skillfully able to scrutinize food from its preparation to the presentation.

 Gourmet is not only exclusive to food but could also be manifested through a variety of drinks like wine, cocktail and teas.  Rooibos tea at is among the famous list of gourmet teas around the world.  The rooibos tea is quite popular in England, Japan, Holland, and Germany, and has just recently became more popular in America.  Rooibos tea is known to benefit people in terms of health and wellness.  Based on an article by WebMD, compare to green tea the rooibos tea has 50 times more antioxidants.  Antioxidants are very important since they prevent free radicals from damaging your body cells.  Some research have also proved rooibos tea to an effective bone strengthener preventing any bone-related disease from harming the body. In Japan, a lot of women drink rooibos tea for it is effective in acne and wrinkle prevention.  In addition, rooibos tea can be taken up any time since it is caffeine free.

Rooibos tea can also help relieve hypertension by lowering a person’s blood pressure. Hypertension is a disease that can lead to many heart-related problems since it works by putting too much pressure on the blood pushing the walls of the artery.  Due to this, the people who drink rooibos tea increased since it is known to prevent hypertension. You may read further about tea at

 According to research, rooibos tea is also capable of acting as a bronchodilator to a persons’ respiratory system by allowing more air to pass through.  Roiboos tea drinkers can get a boost for their repiratory track in order to prevent any possible cardiovascular disease.

 Rooibos tea is known to contain minerals that aid the growth of a person’s hair. Among these minerals are zin, calcium, copper and potassium. Regular intake of rooibos tea allow the growth of a healthier and stronger hair. Rooibos tea is also capable of soothing our scalp through its anti-inflammatory characteristic in order to prevent and dandruff.  In addition, rooibos tea allows a shinier, softer, and healthier hair through polyphenols, an active ingredient of rooibos tea.

 Finally, roiboos tea at also contains ingredients that aid in blood circulation. Rooibos tea contains chrysoeriols that is known to reduce cholesterol and aid the circulation of blood.


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