Honeybushh Herb is part of the large legume family. Honeybush is native to South Africa. Honeybush Tea is naturally sweet and smells like honey. Honeybush Tea is simiar to Rooibos Tea in regard to its origin and fermentation process. Honeybush has no caffeine and has very low tannin content. Honeybush Tea's appearance is gleaming, mahogany brown leaf granules. Honeybush Tea's tea-like aroma and flavor are distinctly floral. Honeybush Tea's amber-colored brew has great clarity. Honeybush Tea does not turn bitter if simmered for a long time.
Honeybush has phytoestrogens that give it the following properties:
Some of the other active compounds in Honeybush Tea are cinnamic acids, courmestains, flavones, isoflavones, isomangiferin, mangiferin and xanthonoids.
Honeybush helps to regulate the menstrual cycle and prevent breast caancer, prostate cancer and uterine cancer. Honeybush is also used to increase milk production in breastfeeding mothers. In conjunction with Mom getting enough probiotics Honeybush can also help relieve colic in breastfeeding babies.
Suggested Use: To brew, pour 6 ounces of hot water over one teaspoon of tea. Steep 3-5 minutes, strain and serve immediately.
Botanical Name: Cyclopia intermedia
Origin: South Africa
Common Name: Honeybush
Part Used: Organic Kosher Honeybush Leaves
Size: 8 oz.