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Cyclopia spp.


Honey Bush is from South Africa and is used commonly in herbal teas. The tea is low in tannins and includes isoflavones, flavones, cinnamic acids, coumestans, xanthonoids, mangiferin and isomangiferin.


2005. Wang, M., R. Juliani, J.E. Simon, A. Ekanem, C.-P. Liang and C.T. Ho. Honeybush Tea: Chemical and Pharmacological Analyses, pp. 118-128. In: Shahidi, F. and C.T. Ho (eds). Phenolic Compounds in Foods and Natural Health Products. American Chemical Society Symposium Series Book 909. American Chemical Society, Oxford Univ. Press, Washington, DC. 2005.