Rooibos is rich in polyphenols, which are microscopic antioxidants that are anti-inflammatory and antiviral that help fight colds and infections and boost the immune system.

Rooibos also contains aspalathin, a miracle worker for your blood sugar that can help balance glucose levels, improve insulin resistance, and increase insulin secretion. These factors can reduce your chances of developing type II diabetes and help those who already have it. It also contains quercetin, your heart's secret weapon. It is anti-inflammatory and can help lower blood pressure and prevent a wide variety of heart conditions.