Rooibos is a red tea and this family includes rooibos and honeybush. There have been numerous studies published about the health benefits of red teas. They also do not contain caffeine and are typically safe for people of any age. Rooibos teas come from a small area near Cape Town, South Africa. While this tea has been enjoyed in that region for generations, it is now gaining popularity around the world.
The fermentation process of the tea leaves is unique and what leaves a rich, amber-red colored tea. The taste is smoother than green or black teas, because it lacks the astringent tannins that are typical of those teas. Red teas are full of minerals, such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, zinc, copper, sodium, iron, and manganese, as well as vitamin C and antioxidants. While red teas contain a high level of antioxidants, there are two that are specifically found in high concentrations, aspalathin and nothofagin. These antioxidants have been shown to help the body fight free radical damage.
Ingredients: honeybush & vanilla bits
2 oz. (56g) bag
typically makes 25-30 cups of tea
health info provided by: Delicious Obsessions