More for Men with Rooibos

Within the ever-changing world in which we live, the subject of men’s health awareness is now also evolving. Men are now encouraged to speak about their health issues and how to avoid certain illnesses, as well as give each other support. This, in turn, changes the way in which people see this topic, in a positive way.

With tea becoming an increasingly popular drink among men, it’s good to note that Laager Rooibos tea has benefits which women, kids and men can take advantage of. These are listed below. And if a straight cup of tea isn’t your thing, there’s a few recipes in here too.

It’s a healthier alternative

With zero calories, no caffeine and rehydrating qualities, tea time has evolved into something that even dads enjoy. It’s as easy as pouring a cup of tea and unwinding after a long day – something every man can do.

Recipe: Laager Rooibos tea smoothie

What you’ll need:

  • 500ml Water
  • 8 Laager Rooibos tea bags
  • 625ml Vanilla ice-cream
  • 15ml Lemon juice
  • 375ml Sparkling lemon juice

What you’re going to do

  1. Boil the water and tea bags in a pot until the flavour infuses into the water. Take it off the stove and leave it to brew for 10 minutes.
  2. Pour your mixture and the ice-cream into a blender and process until everything is combined.
  3. Stir in the lemon juice.
  4. Pour it halfway into glasses and top up with sparkling lemon juice.

Keeps your blood pressure in check

The great thing about Laager Rooibos tea is its full flavour, coupled with the numerous health benefits. It keeps your blood pressure in-check and also relieves respiratory conditions. Who knew that something as simple as Rooibos tea had so many benefits?

Recipe: Laager Rooibos citrus fun

What you’ll need:

  • 750ml Water
  • 6/8 Laager Rooibos tea bags
  • 50g Sugar
  • 125ml Lemon juice
  • 125ml Orange juice
  • 1 Sliced lemon
  • 1 Sliced orange
  • Fresh mint

What you’re going to do

  1. Boil the water and the Laager Rooibos tea bags in a large pot on the stove. Remove from the heat once the flavour has properly infused and allow it to brew for 5 minutes before you remove the tea bags.
  2. Add the sugar and stir it in until it’s completely dissolved. Add your lemon juice, orange juice and sliced fruit.
  3. Place it in the fridge and take it out once you’re ready to serve it. For extra garnish, you can add a sprig of mint to it.

Take care of your heart

Laager Rooibos tea releases a special antioxidant called quercetin. This promotes the good cholesterol and prevents bad cholesterol from getting near the heart. So dad, protect your heart with a simple cuppa every night.

Recipe: Laager Rooibos Summer Refresh

What you’ll need:

  • 1 Litre of cold, strong Laager Rooibos tea
  • 1 Litre of orange juice
  • 1 Litre of chilled lemonade
  • 500ml Chilled soda water
  • 1 Sliced lemon
  • Fresh mint leaves
  • Crushed ice

What you’re going to do:

  1. Mix your Laager Rooibos tea and the orange juice in a large bowl. Then leave it in the fridge until it’s completely chilled.
  2. Once it’s chilled, pour the mixture halfway into your glass, add your crushed ice and top up with lemonade and soda water.
  3. Pop in a few leaves of mint to garnish.

It has a high mineral content

Did you know that it also has magnesium which protects your nervous system, along with calcium and manganese that give you strong teeth and bones? For all those muscle conscious men, it also contains zinc to build your metabolism and iron that helps your muscles to properly distribute oxygen throughout your body.

Recipe: Laager Rooibos Lemon Detox

What you’ll need:

  • 15ml Maple syrup or honey
  • ½ Cup of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • Pinch of cayenne pepper
  • 250ml Strong Laager Rooibos tea
  1. In a pitcher, stir maple syrup, lemon juice and cayenne pepper
  2. Pour in the Laager Rooibos tea and stir to mix

Here’s an extra tip for you: Enjoy this first thing in the morning for a fresh detox day.

Catch some zzz’s

With no caffeine, you can enjoy a great taste and a restful night sleep. Not having to choose between the two, means your taste buds are happy and your body is well-rested. Due to its high mineral content, Laager Rooibos tea is perfect for every aspect of your health.

Recipe: Laager Rooibos Latte

This recipe serves 8 people.

What you’ll need:

  • 1 Litre water
  • 16 Laager Rooibos tea bags
  • 40ml Almond syrup
  • Full-cream milk
  • Ground chocolate or nutmeg

What you’re going to do:

  1. In a large pot, bring your water and Laager Rooibos tea bags to a boil.
  2. Remove from the heat and allow to brew for 10 minutes before you remove the tea bags.
  3. Pour 125ml of your mixture into 8 cups and add 5ml of almond syrup per cup, then stir.
  4. Top up each cup with 150ml of milk and garnish with the chocolate or nutmeg.

This drink is great to enjoy with your whole family or you can store it in the fridge for up to 24 hours. It’s a great alternative to coffee and will keep you satisfied for longer.

Laager Rooibos tea is a remarkable way to take in those vitamins and minerals. Opting for a good cuppa benefits you in so many ways. Tea time is more than just a little cuppa with a slice of lemon; it’s something everyone can enjoy – dads included – because real men drink tea.