Blend a caffeine free blend of South African Rooibos and refreshing herbs that include red rose petals, chamomile, lemon verbena, spearmint and orange peel.
Afrikaans for 'Red Bush' pronounced 'Roy-Boss' is a member of the Legume family of plants. It grows exclusively in the Cedarberg Mountains and around Clanwilliam in South Africa. Rooibos is free of caffeine, and contains Aspalathin, a flavonoid present in medical herbs used to treat skin and circulatory disorders and also contains traces of Fluoride and Calcium.
The ancient San Bushmen are believed to be the first to utilize wild Rooibos. Large-scale cultivation and industrial processing of the plant began during the 1930s.
The leaves of the Rooibos bush are harvested, bruised, finely chopped, moistened and fermented in mounds. The result is rich flavor and distinct red colored thin leaves.
Cape Town Rooibos is also delicious as an iced tea or combined with fruit juices, smoothies or drinks. Fragrant, cooling and sweet flavor profile.
Use one teaspoon of Cape Town Rooibos for eight ounces water and steep at 185 F for five minutes. Can be re-infused at least two times.