Red tea from the Aspalathus linearis (rooibos) plant of South Africa offers further topical support for youthful, healthy skin.
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.
Hypoglycemic effect of aspalathin, a rooibos tea component from Aspalathus linearis, in type 2 diabetic model db/db mice.
INCI: Maltodextrin, aspalathus
linearis leaf extract
It comes from the plant Aspalathus
Linearis, rather than the Camellia plants that produce traditional teas
South African herbal teas: Aspalathus
linearis, Cyclopia spp.
INCI name: camellia sinensis (green tea and white tea) leaf extract (and) maltodextrin (and) aspalathus
linearis (rooibos) leaf extract
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.
Aspalathin: a novel C-glycosylflavonoid from Aspalathus linearis.
Scavenging effects of Aspalathus linearis (rooibos tea) on active oxygen species.
Keywords: Hypoglycemic effect; Aspalathin; Aspalathus
linearis; Type 2 diabetes; db/db mice; Myotubes; Pancreatic [beta]-cell