Organic Rooibos Leaf (Red Tea)

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Rooibos tea, also known as red bush tea, has a unique flavour profile. It has a delightful nutty, caramel vanilla taste. Aspalathus linearis has the added benefit of being caffeine free. . . . read more

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Rooibos tea, also known as red bush tea, is a herbal tea made from the leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant, native to South Africa. It has gained popularity worldwide due to its unique flavour profile and numerous health benefits. Here are some of the key uses and applications of rooibos tea.

  1. Beverage Consumption:

    • Hot Tea: Rooibos tea is most commonly enjoyed as a hot beverage. It has a naturally sweet and nutty flavour with hints of caramel and vanilla, making it delicious on its own or with a touch of milk and honey.
    • Iced Tea: It can be brewed and served chilled as an iced tea, often flavoured with citrus, berries, or herbs for added freshness.
  2. Health Benefits:

    • Antioxidant Properties: Rooibos tea is rich in antioxidants, such as aspalathin and quercetin, which help neutralise free radicals in the body and may protect cells from damage.
    • Anti-inflammatory Effects: It has anti-inflammatory properties, potentially helping to alleviate inflammation and related conditions.
    • Digestive Aid: Traditionally, rooibos tea has been used to soothe digestive discomfort and promote gastrointestinal health.
  3. Caffeine-Free Alternative:

    • Rooibos tea is naturally caffeine-free, making it a suitable choice for those looking to reduce their caffeine intake or avoid caffeine altogether. It can be consumed throughout the day without affecting sleep patterns.
  4. Skincare and Beauty:

    • Rooibos tea is used in skincare products for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. They may help soothe and hydrate the skin, reduce redness, and improve overall complexion.
  5. Culinary Uses:

    • The mild and slightly sweet flavour of rooibos tea makes it a versatile ingredient in culinary applications.
    • It can be used as a base for cooking grains, such as rice or quinoa, to infuse them with its unique flavour profile.
    • Rooibos tea can also be used in desserts, sauces, marinades, and even as a flavouring in baked goods.

Place of Origin

South Africa - Organic

Botanical Name

Aspalathus linearis




100% Rooibos.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.

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