Our Organic Red Rooibos is fully oxidized. We love the many flavors of rooibos we offer, but this is the base, in other words, the purest form. CERTIFIED ORGANIC and naturally caffeine-free, this crimson infusion offers sweet, fruity notes. High in vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, rooibos can have a soothing effect on headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, and digestive issues.
Naturally caffeine-free. Rooibos is a direct translation from Afrikaan, meaning “red bush,” and is a natural herb that grows around 1500 to 2000 feet above sea level in the Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape, South Africa.
Rooibos seeds are planted during February and March and tended for 18 months. The entire bush is harvested, cut, and milled to a uniform length. Then bruised between rollers to trigger the oxidation process. This turns the tea from green to its characteristic reddish-brown color, in addition to developing a naturally sweet aroma.
Rooibos has a soothing effect on headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, and digestive or colic problems. Many of our daily recommended nutrients can be derived from Rooibos’ hot or iced cups, such as Iron, Copper, Zinc, Magnesium, Fluoride, Manganese, and Sodium. In other words, healthy skin, teeth, bones, blood, and metabolic functions.
Does this all sound too good to be true? We don’t think so, and we drink a ton of Rooibos at Local Tea Co., and we are all very healthy specimens! 20 to 25 cups of tea can be made from 2 oz of loose leaf rooibos. Steep our Rooibos multiple times for even more cups of great tea.
BREWING INSTRUCTIONS for Organic Red Rooibos Tea
Prepare like tea. These gems contain no tea leaves. All rooibos blends are caffeine-free. Use boiling water and steep for up to 10 minutes, depending on personal preferences. All rooibos teas are sold in 2oz packets from which 20-25 cups of tea can be brewed unless otherwise noted.
We suggest steeping our Rooibos multiple times for even more cups of great tea.
Store in a dry place.