South African herbal teas: Aspalathus linearis, Cyclopia spp. and Athrixia phylicoides--a review.

Abstract

Rooibos (Aspalathus linearis (Brum.f) Dahlg.) and honeybush (Cyclopia Vent. species) are popular indigenous South African herbal teas enjoyed for their taste and aroma. Traditional medicinal uses of rooibos in South Africa include alleviation of infantile colic, allergies, asthma and dermatological problems, while a decoction of honeybush was used as a… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jep.2008.06.014

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