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. 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.