Rooibos Tea - Tropical Splash 16 bags

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Rooibos Tea - Tropical Splash 16 bags

Taste the easy breezy flavor of Seelect Tea’s Tropical Splash Rooibos Tea. One sip of this fruity twist on the original will simply take you back to the tropics.  


Flavor: Rooibos tea is great iced or hot and tastes similar to orange pekoe tea. The longer Seelect Tea’s Tropical Splash Rooibos Tea steeps, the stronger the flavor. People commonly drink Rooibos tea with milk and honey, and sometimes lemon.


Tea Type: Studies have shown that Rooibos or the “Red Tea” contains large amounts of antioxidants. Unique to South Africa and so named because of its reddish color when brewed. Naturally caffeine-free Rooibos, hot or iced, is the tea of choice among South Africans. Other great tasting Rooibos teas from Seelect Tea include Kiwi Strawberry Flavor Rooibos Tea, Mango Flavor Rooibos Tea, and Berry Flavor Rooibos Tea.


History & Health: Documented research shows that Rooibos is the strongest antioxidant tea available, up to 50 times more than green tea. Some have experienced a soothing effect in the stomach for cramps as well as relief of nervous tension, allergies, and insomnia.


Rooibos tea comes from Aspalathus linearis, which only grows in South Africa. The leaves from the Rooibos bush oxidize, giving the tea its vibrant earthy red color. Unlike black and green tea, Rooibos tea is naturally caffeine-free, while still containing large amounts of antioxidants. The lower levels of tannins in this tea, as opposed to black or green tea, can help alleviate the stomach upset some people experience from black teas.