Proper Brewing of Rooibos Tea

There's no need to be intimidated by brewing rooibos tea, even if it is less well known. In fact, brewing this tea is very similar to brewing the average cup of black tea. Still, there are a lot of factors that affect the finished product, including proper storage of rooibos tea leaves, water type and … Continue reading Proper Brewing of Rooibos Tea

Rooibos Tea: Research into Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Properties

Antioxidants are hot topics in the health news these days, and a herbal tea called rooibos (pronounced ROY-boss) is becoming popular partly because it is being marketed as a healthy beverage with high levels of antioxidants. The rooibos plant (Aspalathus linearis (Burm. f.) Dahlgren, Fabaceae) is a South African flowering shrub used to make a mild-tasting … Continue reading Rooibos Tea: Research into Antioxidant and Antimutagenic Properties