Rooibos Tea - 16 bags – Unflavored
Seelect Tea’s Unflavored Rooibos Tea is in its pure and natural form. It’s easy on the taste buds and wonderful for the health, heart, and soul.
Flavor: Rooibos tea is great iced or hot and tastes similar to orange pekoe tea. Pour one cup of fresh boiling water over tea bag, steep 4-6 minutes. The longer Seelect Tea’s Unflavored 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 Tropical Splash Rooibos Tea, Peach Flavor Rooibos Tea, and Berry Berry Rooibos Tea.
History & Health: Rooibos tea comes from Aspalathus linearis, which only grows in South Africa. The leaves from this 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. 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, relief of nervous tension, allergies and insomnia. Rooibos also has been reported it to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure.