Rooibos Liquid Extract
Ingredients Aqua, Organic Alcohol, Organic Aspalathus linearis Rooibos Extract
Rooibos has a history of being used to help skin problems, such as eczema or acne. Rooibos Extract has antioxidant, antiinflammatory, and Free Radical Scavenging properties, based partly on its unique flavonoid composition including Aspalathin. Rooibos shows antiallergenic and antimicrobial effects and protects the skin against oxidative stress antiaging effect. It is also known to prevent eczema, teeth and mouth mucous membrane inflammations, relieve diaper rash and reduce swelling and inflammation in muscles and joints. These health properties are ascribed to the high level of antioxidants, minerals and polyphenols. Polyphenols act as pigments and sunscreens, as insect attractants and repellents, and as antimicrobials and antioxidants. Laboratory studies have found that rooibos tea contains polyphenol antioxidants, including flavonoids and phenolic acids that are potent free radical scavengers. Flavonoids The polyphenol antioxidants identified in rooibos include the monomeric flavonoids aspalathin, nothofagin, quercetin, rutin, isoquercitrin, orientin, isoorientin, luteolin, vitexin, isovitexin, and chrysoeriol.