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Is aspalathus linearis vegan?

Aspalathus linearis is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is aspalathus linearis?

Aspalathus linearis, commonly known as rooibos, is a herbaceous plant that grows in the Cederberg Mountains of South Africa. The leaves of this plant are used to make a caffeine-free herbal tea with a mild, nutty flavor and reddish-brown hue. Rooibos is a rich source of antioxidants, which are known to combat oxidative stress and inflammation in the body. It is also high in minerals such as calcium, magnesium, and potassium, making it a healthy choice for those seeking a natural alternative to traditional teas. Rooibos is versatile and can be enjoyed hot or cold, plain or flavored, and is often used in cooking and baking as well.

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