Aspalathus linearis

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Noun1.Aspalathus linearis - South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowersAspalathus linearis - South African shrub having flat acuminate leaves and yellow flowers; leaves are aromatic when dried and used to make an herbal tea
Aspalathus, genus Aspalathus - genus of South African heathlike shrubs
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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The largest resource use in bioprospecting products is Aloe ferox (bitter Aloe), followed by bee products, Aspalathus linearis (rooibos) and Pelargonium sidoides.
It contains a blend of tuberose oil, sea whip extract, aspalathus linearis leaf extract and olive fruit extract and retails for $49.
In present research, Artemisia vulgaris and Aspalathus linearis were investigated for the possible urinary bladder-relaxant action.
Aspalathus linearis (rooibos) is a popular herbal tea that contains a novel antioxidant, aspalathin.
Rooibos, scientific name Aspalathus linearis, translates to "red bush" in Afrikaans, reflecting the color that results from the plant's oxidation.
Green rooibos and red rooibos come from the same Aspalathus linearis plant.
Red tea (or rooibos) is made from the oxidized and dried leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant that only grows in one spot on Earth-the Cederberg Mountain region of South Africa in Western Cape Province.
The rooibos plant, also known as the Aspalathus linearis bush, is an herbal tea that is sweeter and fruitier tasting than black or green tea.