The botanical (scientific) name for the rooibos plant is Aspalathus linearis. The plant (and the products made from it) is widely known as rooibos (pronounced ROI-BOSS). In some countries it is also called ‘redbush’ or ‘African red tea’. Rooibos is a fynbos species within the Cape Floral Kingdom, one of only six recognised floral kingdoms of the world and is unique to the Western Cape Region of South Africa.
PACKED WITH BENEFITS
Rooibos is naturally caffeine-free, unlike black and green teas. It contains natural anti-oxidants including aspalathin which combats several diseases. It also alleviates allergies such as asthma, hay fever and eczema. It also helps to replace essential minerals, iron, potassium, zinc & sodium.
SERVED HOT OR COLD
A delicious energising drink to be enjoyed hot or cold. It's excellent with or without milk.
Enjoy as a hot tea, iced tea or cold brew drink on-the-go.
Simply add honey, a slice of lemon or ginger, and some fresh mint and lemon to top it off.
IT'S ONLY GROWN IN SOUTH AFRICA
In 2014, rooibos received status as a GI in South Africa. That means that you can only call a product rooibos if it is grown in this specific region in South Africa, making rooibos South Africa’s very own Champagne.