Our local guide led us through the rocky paths returning to his village. We were dehydrated with blistered feet, and we gladly accepted cups of reddish–brown liquid that he offered us. As we enjoyed the sunset, we reminisced over the rock paintings, the stunning wilderness, and rock formations we saw on our journey today.
Rooibos is said to relieve stomach ulcers, nausea, constipation, heartburn, cramps, colic, and insomnia. The teas made from Rooibos are believed to be rich in antioxidants. When applied directly to the skin, they may relieve itching, sunburn, and diaper rash. Their mineral content, which includes potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron, copper, and zinc, can contribute to a healthful diet and overall good health.