REFRESHING, HYDRATING AND REVITALIZING
- Mufandichimuka leaves and twigs
- An African symbol of hope – Myrothamnus flabellifolius, as it is known scientifically, owes its name (Resurrection tea) to its revitalizing capacities/qualities
- This calming and brilliant plant finds its leaves and stems used by different cultures in the making of teas and spices
- In the same way that the plant bounces back to life in its natural environment, so too does it prove effective in fighting premature ageing, and the oxidative stress caused by a hectic lifestyle, or exposure to harsh chemicals.
- Its leaves and flowers are rich in arbutin, which helps to clear age spots, scars, and hyperpigmentation. Further making it great for maintaining young and healthy-looking skin. As such, they can also be used to make lotions
- It contains potent antioxidants which help to prevent free radical damage – hence reducing the risk of cancer and other lifestyle diseases and conditions
- Other key uses and benefits are the treatment of: Asthma, Coughs & Colds, Influenza, Mastitis, Aches (back and head), Kidney disorders, Haemorrhoids, Menstrual and abdominal pains, Symptoms of depression, Chest pains, High blood pressure
- The leaves can be masticated (chewed) to help with symptoms of halitosis and gingivitis
- Dried twigs and leaves can be burnt and inhaled to relieve asthma symptoms and the infusion can be inhaled to relieve asthma bronchial symptoms.
- Add 1 teaspoon of Mufandichimuka tea leaves to a cup full of boiling water
- Steep for 10-15 minutes depending on desired strength, then strain
- Drink hot or chilled
*Recommend taking with food