OptimLife Organics Rooibos is grown in the mountains of the majestic Cedarberg region in South Africa. Naturally dried by the warm African sun, OptimLife Organics rooibos has a rich colour, warm aromatic fragrance, and sweet, natural flavour. Renowned for its wellness properties, Rooibos is naturally caffeine free and naturally contains polyphenol antioxidants.

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Rooibos Chamomile

Calming, refreshing and full of natural goodness, OptimLife Organics Rooibos with Chamomile is produced using the finest quality rooibos plants infused with Chamomile.

Key benefits

Besides all the known benefits of rooibos, this tea is further enriched with chamomile.

Chamomile is widely known for its sleep-inducing properties that make it such a popular evening tea. Its calming effects are attributed to the antioxidant apigenin, which binds to certain receptors in the brain, decreasing anxiety and initiating sleep.

It may be beneficial for diabetes, by suppressing blood sugar levels and helping to improve liver glycogen levels.

It has an anti-spasmodic effect on the gut and may be protective against Helicobacter pylori infections, which can cause stomach ulcers.

Chamomile may support health due to its rich flavonoid content which may be beneficial for cholesterol management and blood pressure.

It promotes healing of various skin conditions due to its natural antimicrobial and anti-in- flammatory properties. It was used by Romans, Greeks and Egyptians to treat wounds and promote healing. It also soothes and nourishes the scalp and hair.

Rooibos Vanilla

The OptimLife Organics Rooibos and Vanilla is an all-time favourite for everyone young and old. The delicate vanilla flavour adds extra richness to the natural rooibos taste. Vanilla is known to add sweetness and enhance other flavours. Gently hydrating and low in tannin, it has long been valued for its natural goodness.

Key benefits
  • Besides all the known benefits of rooibos, this tea is further enriched with delicate vanilla.
  • Vanillin is known to be a powerful anti-oxidant. Some preliminary studies suggest that it may be protective against cancer.
  • It also exhibits anti-inflammatory properties and may be beneficial in arthritis, gout and other inflammatory conditions.
  • Vanillin may also be beneficial for brain health and protect against neurodegenerative diseas- es. It also eases anxiety.
  • It is good for the heart, and may reduce cholesterol levels.
  • It is rich in Vit B and promotes healthy skin, hair and shows anti-aging benefits.
  • It promotes healthy digestion, soothing gut inflammation and cramps and diarrhoea.
  • It promotes a healthy metabolism due to its natural appetite suppressing qualities and cholesterol lowering effect.
  • It may serve to boost immunity.

Rooibos Buchu

OptimLife Organics Rooibos & Buchu Tea contains Agathosma Betulina, better known as Mountain Buchu, which has been used in health applications over centuries. Buchu like Rooibos one of the many plants forming the fynbos of South Africa’s Western Cape. Only growing there, it is cultivated for its distinctive aroma. Buchu tea is not suitable for pregnant and lactating women.

Key benefits
  • This is a very aromatic tea with a distinctive sweet, lemony fragrance.
  • Buchu’s earliest documentation was in 1652, when the Cape’s resident Khoisan pastoralists, or bushmen, introduced the first Dutch colonists to this healing herb.
  • It has antibacterial, antifungal and antispasmodic properties.
  • It is considered to be a valuable source of minerals, antioxidants and disease-preventing flavonoids.
  • It may provide relief from premenstrual cramping and bloating.
  • It has an effective flushing action on the kidneys and may be beneficial for urinary tract and prostate infections, cystitis, impotence and low sperm count.
  • Buchu is a natural diuretic and has been approved by the American Food and Drug Adminis- tration as a natural weight management supplement.
  • Its anti-inflammatory properties make it a very effective remedy for gout and rheumatism.
  • It may prevent hangovers and other symptoms of overindulgence, and was used as the first recorded treatment for cholera.
  • The Khoisan also believed it to be an Elixir of Youth, and is considered to be a general tonic which improves wellbeing.

Rooibos Cinnamon & Fennel

Rooibos, Cinnamon & Fennel tea has numerous health benefits. Antioxidants found in Rooibos tea can help protect against damage caused by free radicals. OptimLife Organics Rooibos, Cinnamon & Fennel tea is caffeine free, low in tannins, rich in minerals and boasts a high volume of antioxidants.
Key benefits
  • This tea is full of beneficial compounds that may aid weight loss. Improve heart health.
  • Alleviate menstrual cramps.
  • Reduce inflammation and blood sugar levels.
  • Aid digestion – can help relax the smooth muscles of the gastrointestinal system; reduce gas, bloating, and stomach cramps; can be used to treat stomach muscle spasms caused by IBS, ulcerative colitis, and other gastrointestinal conditions.
  • Help to stimulate metabolism and may suppress appetite and a desire for sugar. Help to improve eyesight.
  • Help to fight off bacteria and fungi.
  • Have cancer-fighting properties.
  • Help to treat hypertension.

Rooibos Seaweed & Peppermint

Enjoyed for its smooth distinctive taste OptimLife Organics Rooibos Seaweed & Peppermint can be enjoyed hot or cold.
Key benefits
  • This combination of Rooibos, Seaweed Extract and Peppermint results in a refreshing, minty tea.
  • With the South African Rooibos used as a base, you will get a cup full of antioxidants, which is important to fight off free radicals that cause cell damage.
  • With the addition of Peppermint which is renowned for stomach-soothing properties, this tea will help settle an upset stomach and bring soothing relief. It helps to relax muscles, eases pain and improves digestion.
  • Seaweed is a good source of iron, which plays an important role in the proper functioning of the thyroid gland. Proper thyroid function ensures a healthy metabolism, prevents weight fluctuation, it boosts the immune system and increases everyday energy levels. Seaweed is an excellent source of fibre, which can help the growth of good flora in your digestive tract, therefore promoting a healthy gut and boosting overall wellbeing.

Rooibos Ginger Lemon & Honey

We know how many benefits Ginger, Lemon and Honey have. That’s why OptimLife Organics have it in tea form. Have a delicious and soothing cup of tea with lots of health benefits.

Key benefits
  • This tea traditionally relieves colds and sinus infections. All of the ingredients contain powerful anti-inflammatory properties. Lemon juice provides powerful digestive enzymes while ginger stimulates digestion. Honey naturally clears away toxic build-up in the digestive tract.
  • Studies show that ginger has many benefits,  including:
  • improving overall cardiovascular healthy,
  • improving gastrointestinal health; alleviating muscle pain that arises after intense workouts,
  • helping with gastric discomfort, including an upset stomach, bloating, heartburn, morning sickness and colic.
  • Lemon is a secretagogue (a substance that promotes secretion) which encourages the liquidation of mucus.
  • is a source of antioxidants and nutrients. may promote hydration.
  • may prevent kidney stones.
    may support in weight loss.
  • may aid in digestion.
    may improve skin detoxing and health. The sour taste stimulates appetite, saliva production, digestion and waste elimination.
  • Honey contains a large amount of antioxidants which are helpful in removing free radicals from the body. The presence of free radicals has been linked to a number of chronic health issues. contains a number of trace minerals and vitamins like calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorous, and zinc.
  • may help with lowering blood pressure.
  • may help improve cholesterol.
  • may help lower triglycerides.