What Does It Taste Like?
This is an incredible drink. It has familiar fruity and flavourful taste of a rooibos, but it's a whole lot zestier. A sweet, citrussy treat, it's the tastiest and most aromatic way to enjoy a warm, orange drink.
What Does It Smell Like?
From the smell alone, you know this is going to be an amazing drink. It's an incredibly citrussy smell, but it's also incredible sweet. It really helps to clear your head. This really is the smell of summer - just like a freshly peeled orange.
What Does it Look Like?
A deep red coloured brew, much like a traditional rooibos.
How Much Caffeine is in It?
Zip, Zilch and Zero. Rooibos is a naturally caffeine-free tea, so it's perfect for relaxing.
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.
It's Also Known As:
Red Brush, Red Bush, Roobush, Roobos.
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.