Honeybush, so named as the flowers smell of honey, has been used in traditional medicine in South Africa for centuries. It has positive effects on the urinary system and aids weak digestion without affecting the heart.
The plant contains vitamin C, iron, zinc, calcium, magnesium and potassium. It is naturally high in antioxidants which play a role in protecting the immune system from oxidative stress that could damage cells and reducing inflammation.
Its antibacterial and antiviral properties help eliminate germs and assist in enhancing the body’s immune system.
Slightly astringent and cooling
Antioxidant, antimutagenic, antimicrobial, phytoestrogenic, anti-ageing
Cough, respiratory problems, digestive issues, dry skin, heart disease, diabetes and menopausal symptoms
Honeybush is used in our Antioxidant Tea