Rooibos is a healthy and delicious theine-free drink. Flavourless, it naturally possesses a light sweet taste. Rooibos is caffeine-free, healthy and tasty, perfect for an evening drink.
Often called red tea, rooibos is not actually a tea. It comes from a spiny bush only grows in mountain areas of South Africa with a very arid climate. Processed in the same way as black tea with an oxidation process using humidity and heat, the green needle leaves turn reddish-brown during this stage and immediately give off a strong vanilla flavour. When infused, rooibos gives a sweet & nutty amber-coloured and strong brew. Green rooibos is unfermented and even contains higher anti-oxidant properties. The vegetal and cereal flavour making it versatile in mixing with many other plants or flavours.
Declared as the national beverage in South Africa, Rooibos tea has 50 times more antioxidants than green tea. It is also rich in polyphenols, flavonol, iron, potassium, magnesium, calcium and vitamin C. These minerals can help in detoxification, elevate skin texture and fight against free radical damage to our body. As a caffeine-free beverage, Rooibos tea has the ability to easily quench thirst. It can be enjoyed hot or iced and is an ideal drink for the whole family.
Simply add freshly boiled water (90-95°c) and allow to brew. The flavour is stronger and more robust if leave for longer infusion time, as well as maximizing the release of antioxidant properties.
terre d’Oc Organic Rooibos Collection presents a delicious blends of various ingredients like vanilla and fruit flavour. You may experiment and mix with milk, honey or juice to find your own creative recipes.