What Does It Taste Like?
This is a really strong, really sweet tea. From the first moment it enters your mouth, you know it's going to be good for you. If you're a fan of mint, a fan of chocolate, or a fan of mint chocolate, then this is the tea for you.
What Does It Smell Like?
Everyone who tries this tea comments on how amazingly minty it is. Combined with the sweet, chocolatey undertones, it's a really relaxing and enjoyable experience. This is a tea which provides recovery from the pitiless stress of the daily grind - a genuine gift from the ground that feeds us all.
What Does It Look Like?
A deep red coloured brew, much like a traditional rooibos.
How Much Caffeine is in It?
There's no caffeine anywhere near this tea. You can drink it any time of day to relax - and even to settle down to sleep.
Where Does it Come From?
It has to be hot and dry, so Rooibos is grown on the Western Cape of South Africa.
What's It For?
This is the perfect tea for relaxing and getting ready for sleep. Rooibos is packed with nutrients, so it's also great for workout recovery.
What Are the Health Benefits?
Rooibos is a hugely popular health tea primarily because it has such a high mineral content. The fact that it is also caffeine-free means there’s no trade-off to drinking Rooibos. It’s pretty much a superfood!
Rooibos can help with:
The Effects of Ageing - Can help to protect the body against free radicals.
Cancer-Prevention - Protection against free radicals also means a lower-risk of cancer. Some studies also suggest a reduced number of pre-cancerous cells.
Stronger Teeth and Bones - Rooibos is an excellent source of minerals, including magnesium for the nerves, and calcium and manganese for teeth and bones.
Faster Metabolism - A high concentration of iron, potassium and copper means an increased metabolic function.
Improved heart health and circulation—Lower cholesterol and lower blood pressure means a lower risk of heart defects.
Improved skin health—Rooibos contains Vitamin C, Zinc and Alpha-Hydroxy acid, known to promote clear skin.
Promotes restful sleep—The lack of caffeine and high mineral content means Rooibos can help to calm the body and nervous system, meaning a more restful sleep.
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What is Rooibos Tea?
Rooibos Tea comes from the leaves of the plant Aspalathus Lineraris. The plant is grown in Southern Africa, where it has been a staple drink for hundreds of years. Rooibos has many health benefits, and is caffeine-free, leading to a growing popularity in the Western world.