How many cups of Rooibos should I drink every day?
A 2008 clinical trial conducted by Professor Jeanine Marnewick at the Cape Peninsula University of Technology showed that six cups of Rooibos per day holds definite health benefits, and specifically helps to reduce oxidative stress in the body and lower the risk of heart disease. The six cups of Rooibos should be spaced throughout the day to deliver optimum health benefits.

Is it good or bad to drink more than 6 cups of Rooibos per day?
There is no evidence that drinking more than six cups of Rooibos a day can do you any harm. Remember to spread your Rooibos throughout the day to get maximum health benefits.

What are antioxidants and why are they important?
An antioxidant is a molecule that can inhibit the oxidation of other molecules. Oxidation reactions can produce unstable and possibly damaging compounds, known as “free radicals”. Antioxidants are also capable of limiting the damage caused by free radicals, by scavenging/”inactivating” them. Several studies have shown that Rooibos extracts contain powerful free radical scavengers and so help to protect cells and important cellular components such as lipids (fats), proteins and genetic material (DNA) against oxidative damage. Aspalathin is the most active antioxidant in Rooibos and it is not found anywhere else in nature.