Rooibos tea for babies is becoming a popular choice for parents around the world as awareness of Rooibos tea benefits grows.
A favorite choice in South Africa, Rooibos is well known for soothing colic, tummy troubles, and food allergies and for encouraging untroubled sleep for babies.
This South African red tea is nutritious, naturally sweet, and a healthy supplementary beverage for infants.
If you've been wondering about Rooibos tea for infants or children, here are some of the health benefits this aromatic herbal tea may provide for your little one.
Of course, Rooibos tea shouldn't replace baby's normal breastfeeding or bottle. Caffeine free, low in tannins, and full of health benefits, Rooibos tea for babies is a nutritional, soothing, delicious supplementary beverage.
Just be sure to check with your healthcare provider before giving Rooibos tea to your little one to be sure it's a safe choice for your baby.
What do you think about Rooibos tea for babies or children? Have you (or would you) give Rooibos tea to your little one? Why or why not? We'd love to hear your thoughts, opinions, stories, and tips!
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I have a fussy baby and would love to try this also.
We diluted rooibos tea and mixed with baby formula and had the healthiest baby -allergy free- among all our friends. In our view it should be a compulsory …
Rooibos tea would NOT recommend
Made my child worse - really unsettled and bad tummy cramps.
Like mother, like son
I've been giving my 9 month old rooibos for a little more than 5 months. It hasn't slowed him down with actual breastfeeding, and he really likes it! I …
Is all rooibos the same?
Good day Guys, Both my boys are drinking rooibos. They are both asthmatic. The clinic told me that Rooibos is bad for kids as it breaks down the immune …
Rooibos and anaemia
Rooibos contains tannins which have been shown to impair the absorption of iron from your diet and potentially lead to iron deficiency anaemia. So please …
My son drinks it...!
I am a mother of 5 months old baby and a first timer mom. My baby was really a colicky baby and looking for anything to help him relieve his very gassy …
My son loves it!
I grew up drinking rooibos tea, & drank it during my pregnancy. My son has been drinking it since he was a month old, & is still enjoying it 6 months later. …
Thank you, Rooibos... My precious baby struggled with constipation due to rectal prolapse.
My beautiful Isabella had really bad constipation due to rectal prolapse. I tried absolutely everything, from olive oil to medication the doctor prescribed …
Rooibos tea caution
As a medical doctor I can confirm that Rooibos tea is very popular. Unfortunately many children are becoming ill because parents have been *substituting* …
Not only is Rooibos tea a popular beverage in South Africa for adults, children, and babies, but, in the region's traditional medicine, Rooibos is used to ease infant colic and for various other health troubles. While much has still to be learned about Rooibos, current research hasn't yet discovered any significant risks in drinking Rooibos tea.
Even so, it's essential to check with your healthcare professional first if you are thinking of adding Rooibos to your baby's diet. If you are pregnant or a nursing mom, it's best to consult your healthcare provider before adding Rooibos to your own diet, as well.