Rooibos Tea - Berry Flavor, Bulk
Want the health benefits of green tea with a full-flavored taste? Berry Flavor Rooibos Tea from Seelect Tea gives you that and much more.
Flavor: Rooibos tea is great iced or hot and tastes similar to orange pekoe tea. With the added flavor of delicious berries, this tea is a crowd pleaser. The longer Seelect Tea’s Berry Flavor 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 Flavor Rooibos Tea, Orange Flavor Rooibos Tea, and Peach Flavor 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 and contains 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. Documented research shows that Rooibos is the strongest antioxidant tea available, containing up to 50 times more antioxidants than green tea. Rooibos tea is recommended to drink after vigorous exercise to enhance recovery time from fatigue or at bedtime for a calming effect. Some have experienced a soothing effect in the stomach for cramps, relief of nervous tension, allergies and insomnia. Rooibos tea also has been reported it to reduce cholesterol and high blood pressure.