IN THIS ISSUE

Rooibos is good for you. Various articles explain how Rooibos with its "generous source of antioxidants" boosts libido, supports heart health and lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes. Rooibos Ltd recently hosted tea specialists from Belgium and Germany, and social media specialists from Cape Town – showing them how Rooibos is produced. Rooibos Ltd also honoured eight employees with long service awards. Lastly, treat yourself with Rooibos-based cocktails and mocktails.

Why antioxidant-rich Rooibos is good for a healthy libido

Experts say antioxidants are critical for a healthy libido because they help to ensure that blood vessels and capillaries work properly for optimal sexual functioning. Antioxidants also help neurons to fire feel-good messages to the brain, which is considered the most important organ in terms of intimacy. This is where antioxidant-rich Rooibos can play a key role.

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Rooibos Ltd hosts visitors from Belgium, Germany and Cape Town

Spreading the word about Rooibos: A tea sommelier from Belgium and a project manager from a specialist tea company in Germany visited Rooibos Ltd in Clanwilliam to see how Rooibos is produced. Rooibos Ltd's new social media partner also visited to produce short videos.

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Lechitel showcases Rooibos products at two events in Bulgaria

Lechitel, a Bulgarian company selling health products, recently showcased Rooibos products at two events in Sofia: the Annual Charity Bazaar of the International Women's Club and the Biggest Food and Drink Exhibition in Southeast Europe. Lechitel has been a client of Rooibos Ltd for 17 years.

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BOS tea makes a global splash

BOS iced tea has always built its business model and brand on a global vision. Add to this solid market research, strong experience in the beverage and hospitality spaces and a keen understanding of what consumers want, and success is bound to follow. Read more about this Rooibos-based brand with its distinct health benefits, stand-out identity and tongue-in-cheek humour.

African Extracts celebrates 15 years of skin-care excellence

The skin-care products of African Extracts are formulated with bio-active Rooibos extract to protect skin and restore the effects of a modern lifestyle. Look out for the 15-year anniversary logo and take part in the special African Extracts competition.

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Rooibos Ltd honours six long-service employees

For Rooibos Ltd, long-service awards give recognition to those employees who remain committed in an era of wavering loyalty. Rooibos Ltd recently honoured eight employees who have been with the company for many years. They included Communication Manager Gerda de Wet and Processing's Lea Boer who have both been with Rooibos Ltd for 30 years.

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Rooibos Ltd supports tennis teams and karate club in Clanwilliam

Tennis teams from Augsburg Agricultural Gymnasium are now wearing Rooibos-branded sports clothes sponsored by Rooibos Ltd while members of the Enshin Karate Club attended a training session in Heuningvlei thanks to transport sponsored by Rooibos Ltd.

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Romanian article explains health benefits of Rooibos

This article on Romania's Observator de Constanta website explains the health benefits of Rooibos. It mentions the ability of Rooibos to reduce cholesterol, heart disease, osteoporosis and arthritis. It also helps to prevent type 2 diabetes.

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Rooibos significantly lowers the risk of T2 diabetes

The SA Medical Research Council's Prof Christo Muller confirmed the potential of Rooibos to help control type 2 diabetes, in conjunction with a healthy lifestyle, saying he believes "we've only just scratched the surface of Rooibos' incredible healing potential".

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Why Rooibos is healthy and tasty

Germany's Apotheken Wissen's website published an article on "healthy and tasty" Rooibos, citing its ability to help fight eczema, hay fever and allergies, reduce stress and soothe stomach problems. It also explains how to prepare Rooibos tea.

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"Generous source of antioxidants" in Rooibos helps to protect the heart

Various Romanian websites recently published articles explaining the benefits of Rooibos in terms of heart health. Notably, the aspalathin in Rooibos helps to regulate blood pressure and improve blood circulation. In addition, Rooibos has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory, anticancer and antispasmodic properties.

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Try out these recipes for Rooibos-inspired drinks and dishes

Rooibos is versatile and is used in recipes worldwide. We invite you to try these Rooibos-inspired drinks and dishes: Rooibos cocktails, Rooibos iced tea with a punch, Rooibos and berry mocktail and Uplifting spiced saffron tea.

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