Rooibos tea is also known as red bush or red bush tea. Native to the Western Coast of South Africa, rooibos is usually consumed like black tea. Rooibos is full of antioxidants and is delicious both hot or as an iced tea in summer.
There is ever-increasing evidence on the benefits of tea drinking. Tea has high levels of vitamins, including vitamin C, vitamin B, riboflavin, niacin, folic acid and minerals such as potassium and manganese.
Tea is made from the dried leaf of Camellia Sinensis. This plant is native to China and India and is now cultivated around the world. Tea was discovered nearly 5000 years ago, not reaching Europe until the early 1600’s.