the tea:

Organic rooibos (roy-boss) is a loose leaf herbal tea It is s caffeine free herb and is not from the Camellia Sinensis plant.

the taste:

Fruity with a pleasing sweetness & distinctive taste.

the origin:

South Africa, Cedarberg

the shipping port(s):

Cape town

the manufacture type(s):

Traditional process, Rolled and fermented

the grade:

Super Fine Organic (Organic Certified by SAI Global & Organic Farmers & Growers)

the ingredients:

Rooibos

the health:

It is known to be good for well-being as it is rich in vitamins & other nutrients. It is known to help with headaches and disturbed sleeping patterns and digestive problems.

200 ml (about 7 ounces) of brewed Rooibos contains the following nutrients:
Iron (Fe) - Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood 0.07 mg
Potassium (K) - Assists certain metabolic functions
7.12 mg
Calcium (Ca) - Necessary for strong teeth and bones
1.09 mg
Copper (Cu) - Assists certain metabolic processes
0.07 mg
Zinc (Zn) - Necessary for normal growth and development of healthy skin
0.04 mg
Magnesium (Mg) - Assists a healthy nervous system and other metabolic processes
1.57 mg
Fluoride (F) - Necessary for strong teeth and bones
0.22 mg
Manganese (Mn) - Assists metabolic processes and bone growth and development
0.04 mg
Sodium (Na) - Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance
6.16 mg
More antioxidants are extracted from tea (L. Camellia Sinesis), or rooibos (Asphalatus Linearis), the longer it is brewed....and the more tea or rooibos that is used, the greater the antioxidant benefit.

the history:

The story of Rooibos starts around the turn of the century in South Africa’s beautiful Cedarberg region. It was the locals of the area who first discovered that the fine needle like leaves of the wild “Aspalathus Linearis” plant made a tasty aromatic tea. It was they who first harvested the plants, chopped them with axes and bruised them with hammers leaving them to ferment before drying in the sun. Rooibos is a herb that contains no caffeine. Those that consume Rooibos have claimed that it has a soothing effect on headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns and digestive problems. Rooibos seeds are planted in February and March and tended for 18 months after which they are harvested. Cut Rooibos is bound and milled to a uniform length then bruised between rollers to trigger the fermentation process, which results in the characteristic flavor and sweet aroma.

the sourcing info:

Small Batch Blended and Packed in Canada.

the brewing:

Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Put 1 tsp of tea for each cup into a teapot and add boiling water. Cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes. Ideal Brewing Temperature: 100oC/212oF. Minimum Brewing Temperature: 90oC/194oF. We strongly recommend using filtered or freshly drawn cold water brought to a rolling boil when brewing all types of tea. Today’s water has been known to carry viruses, parasites and bacteria. Boiling the water will kill these elements and reduce the potential incidence of water-borne illnesses. Best drunk without milk

 

 

 

Rooibos

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