What is Rooibos Tea ?

What is Rooibos Tea ?

Rooibos is a popular herbal tea which originated in South Africa. It is a herb which when harvested and dried can be brewed into a ‘Reddish brown’ coloured tea.

Rooibos tea is gaining popularity worldwide as a healthy and tasty tea.

Evolution of Rooibos Tea

Rooibos tea has evolved over a period of time- Till 1990’s rooibos was only available in its original form i.e Reddish brown. However in the late 1990’s  ‘Green Rooibos was created which is a less oxidised version of its red contemporary, and in the early 2000’s powdered rooibos was developed.

How to brew Rooibos Tea

  • Take fresh pure water.
  • Take good quality loose rooibos tea leafs.
  • Steep the rooibos tea with boiled water in temperature ranging from 200-212 degrees.
  • Steep it for around 2-3 minutes.
  • Enjoy your cup of Rooibos Tea.

 Health Benefits of Rooibos Tea

  • Rooibos tea is free from caffeine.
  • It has antioxidant properties.
  • Reduces risk of cancer.
  • Improves digestion.
  • Improves blood pressure and circulation.
  • Aids in weight loss.

 

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