This hydrating redbush superhero is a naturally relaxing drink, quite sweet in taste, caffeine-free ,and low in tannin. Delicious hot or cold - try chilling then serving in a jug of crushed ice for a fantastic summer drink.
Brewing the best cup. One teaspoon per cup. Boiling water, then brew your rooibos, 5+ mins, try rooibos on its own the first time and then if you prefer, add milk or sugar to taste.
The word Rooibos is from Afrikaans, literally meaning ‘red bush’. Although The bushes themselves are green and the leaves that are quickly dried after picking are sold as green rooibos most rooibos that is consumed has a distinctive orange red colour and gives a sweeter taste that develops during the post-harvest “fermentation” (oxidation) process, brought about by natural enzymes in the plant.
It's caffeine-free, low in astringency when compared to black or green tea leaves and contains very high levels of antioxidants, as well as minerals including iron, potassium, copper, zinc and fluoride.