Aspalathus linearis


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Related to Aspalathus linearis: Daucus carota sativa
  • noun

Synonyms for Aspalathus linearis

South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers

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Additional polyphenols found in green tea, white tea, and black tea, and the herb Aspalathus linearis extracts, have been shown to combat skin aging via multiple pathways.
The herbal tea, rooibos, produced from the leaves and stems of Aspalathus linearis, is a well known beverage with a high phenolic content.
It comes from the plant Aspalathus Linearis, rather than the Camellia plants that produce traditional teas
South African herbal teas: Aspalathus linearis, Cyclopia spp.
Herbasol MPE Rooifos INCI name: PEG-40 hydrogenated castor oil (and) aspalathus linearis extract (and) water Suggested use level: 3-10% Applications: hair loss prevention Comments: Botanical active stimulating hair roots; free-radical scavenger.
The effects of fermentation (the oxidation of phenolic compounds required for the development of the characteristic sweet aroma and flavour of honeybush tea) on lowering polyphenolic content, especially mangiferin, and decreasing anti-oxidant activity has been previously reported for Aspalathus linearis and other Cyclopia spp.
Aspalathin, a flavonoid in Aspalathus linearis (rooibos), is absorbed by pig intestine as a C-glycoside.