Ingredients: Water, Cane Sugar, Gotu Kola (0.33%), Dandelion (0.33%), Citric Acid, Organic Rooibos Tea Extract (0.1%), Lime Flavour (0.05%), Ginger Flavour (0.004%).
|TYPICAL NUTRIONAL INFORMATION
SERVING SIZE: 275 ml
|*NRV – NUTRIENT REFERENCE VALUES FOR INDIVIDUALS 4 YEARS AND OLDER / **METHOD OF ANALYSIS AOAC 991.43|
BOS boosts, balances and refreshes in ways that are natural and healthy.
All BOS ice teas are free of preservatives, colourants and caffeine.
Rich in anti-oxidants, electrolytes and essential minerals, Rooibos has well known and ever increasingly discovered health benefits for the consumer. Rooibos is an internationally recognised anti-aging beverage, as supported by studies at the AICHI Medical University in Japan.
In a recent collaborative study by scientists from Rome* and Glasgow**, they found the first clinical evidence to prove that drinking Rooibos tea significantly increases the antioxidant capacity in human blood, thereby boosting the body’s natural defenses. The latest research found that the anti-oxidant capacity in the blood of healthy volunteers peaked one hour after drinking 500ml ready-to-drink Rooibos tea.
Rooibos is known to:
*Antioxidant Research Laboratory, Human Nutrition Unit, INRAN, Rome
**Plant Products and Human Nutrition Group, University of Glasgow
The Khoisan (Bushmen) are known to have used this plant for centuries to sustain their energy levels and suppress their appetites when food is scarce. It is said to ‘trick’ the hypothalamus into believing the stomach is full. It apparently does this by raising blood glucose levels, making it a useful in attempts at weight loss.
Gotu Kola is recognised to have properties that promotes healthy connective tissue, improves circulation, stimulates hair and nail growth, and is known to have skin-strengthening effects.
Dandelion is known as a fat burning herb, Dandelion is often used as a liver tonic, skin cleanser and diuretic that may improve digestion.