Rooibos Tea, c/s

Aspalathus linearis


Origin: South Africa

Rooibos, pronounced "ROY-BOSS" is native to Cape Town, South Africa. It is a perennial shrub of the fyrbos kingdom. The leaves are used to make a tisane (herbal beverage) that is naturally caffeine free and high in antioxidants. It is one of the only known sources of the antioxidant aspalathin. Delicious hot or cold, it is commonly enjoyed in South Africa as a hot beverage with milk and sweetened with honey or sugar.

Commonly called: Bush tea, Red tea (England), Rooibos Tea. The flavor is slightly sweet and fruity. Caffeine free.
To brew: Use 1 teaspoon in 8oz just boiled water. Let steep 2-4 minutes depending on desired strength. Can to served hot or cold, with or without milk and honey.