Rooibos (Aspalathus Linearis) leafs wild-harvested in the Cederberg region (a small area in South Africa, mountains of Cape Town) are potent antioxidants, high in polyphenols and rich in essential minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, and sodium. The vibrant amber color of Rooibos comes from the natural pigment that develops during the post-harvest 'fermentation' oxidation process due to the natural enzymes in the plant.
It is a unique herb, and tea has a refreshing and soothing taste and many health-promoting effects. Rooibos has proven to be an excellent ingredient for skincare products, full of natural antioxidants, which improve the skin's texture and have anti-aging properties. In addition, Aspalathus Linearis leaf extract contains natural Alpha hydroxy acids (AHAs) that smooths and refines skin, exfoliating dull and dead cells from the surface. It also has a distinctive fragrance to soothe the skin.
Rooibos slows down the aging process, and leaves strengthen the skin's outer layer. It evens pigmentation reduces sunspots and blotchiness. In addition, Aspalathus Linearis Leaf extract stimulates skin tissue regeneration, soothes and calms irritated skin.
Formulas with Rooibos extract are suitable for all skin types and heal conditions such as itchy or acne-prone skin, sunburns, and even for eczema.