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Botanical Name: Aspalathus linearis
Common Names: Red Bush
Naturally caffeine free - great night-time tea
Rooibos Tea is sometimes known as the red tea or redbush tea. The leaves undergo an oxidation process, and this process produces the distinctive reddish-brown color of rooibos, and enhances the flavor. It has a natural sweetness, with an earthy and rich flavor.
Rooibos Tea is commonly prepared in the same manner as black tea, and milk and sugar (or stevia) can be added to taste. Other methods include a slice of lemon and using honey instead of sugar to sweeten. It tastes great both hot and as an iced tea. Caffeine-Free.
Manufacture Type: Fermentation turns the leaves from green to deep red and gives a slightly sweet note
200 ml (about 7 ounces) of brewed Rooibos contains the following nutrients:
|Nutrient||Function in the Body||per 200 ml|
|Iron (Fe)||Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood||0.07 mg|
|Potassium (K)||Assists certain metabolic functions||7.12 mg|
|Calcium (Ca)||Necessary for strong teeth and bones||1.09 mg|
|Copper (Cu)||Assists certain metabolic processes||0.07 mg|
|Zinc (Zn)||Necessary for normal growth and development of healthy skin||0.04 mg|
|Magnesium (Mg)||Assists a healthy nervous system and other metabolic processes||1.57 mg|
|Fluoride(F)||Necessary for strong teeth and bones||0.22 mg|
|Manganese (Mn)||Assists metabolic processes and bone growth and development||0.04 mg|
|Sodium(Na)||Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance||6.16 mg|
References:  South African Medical Research Council - www.mrc.ac.za//promec/antimutagenic.htm
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