Red bush contains large amounts of flavonoids; compounds with substantial antioxidant ability. Moreover, the flavonoids in red bush tea induce the immune system to produce antibodies with specificity to particular toxins and infectious substances. Red bush significantly decreased liver damage caused by the carcinogen and reduced the number of both small and large cancerous cell clusters.
Calming effects on the muscles of the circulatory system, digestive system and respiratory system make red bush a useful herb for treatment of high blood pressure, intestinal disorders and asthma, according to a Pakistani study on animal tissue cultures published in the December 2006 - European Journal of Nutrition.
Red Bush Tea 200g.
Add loose tea (1 to 2 teaspoons per cup, 250ml) to a teapot, or infuser basket. Pour very hot water (not boiling) over the tea and let it infuse for up to 3 to 5 minutes. Strain leaves from the teapot before pouring. Add honey or a slice of lemon to taste. Enjoy!
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