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We Are Tea South African rooibos loose leaf tea
We Are Tea South African rooibos loose leaf tea
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Rooibos Loose Leaf Tea

The nutty fox. The rooibos plant is endemic to a small part of the western coast of the Western Cape...

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The nutty fox.

The rooibos plant is endemic to a small part of the western coast of the Western Cape province of South Africa. This woody and nutty South African wonder herb offers a great combination of flavour and vitality. Also known as Red Bush or Rooibosch, our Rooibos tea is enjoyed as an alternative to black tea and is caffeine free! You can drink it as it comes or add milk and sugar or even a slice of lemon and honey.

What are the health benefits of Rooibos? Rooibos leaves have a high concentration of vitamin C, are caffeine free and are naturally high in antioxidants. They offer endless health benefits including helping the symptoms of headaches, insomnia, asthma, eczema, bone weakness, hypertension, allergies, and premature ageing. Win win!

Fun fact: The leaves are green but turn red as part of the oxidation process which also enhances its nutty, smoky flavour. 

How to make the perfect cup of Rooibos tea

Step 1: Use one teaspoon per cup.

Step 2: Use freshly drawn boiled water. Like black tea, Rooibos leaves can take the full heat!

Step 3: Avoid oversteeping, we recommend 90 seconds. Taste it and then decide if you’d like to steep a little longer.

Step 4: Add milk, sugar, lemon, honey or simply enjoy as it is

My worst nightmare, you’re out of stock!

Tea monsters, don’t fret if you find we’re out of stock, drop us an email at hello@wearetea.com and we’ll let you know when this delicious tea is back in stock. It is also available at Ocado and Morrisons

Guilt-free sipping  

At We Are Tea, we're on a mission to bring the highest quality tea to the masses in a way that everyone can be proud of. Our blends are ethically sourced via the Ethical Tea Partnership which works on facilitating strategic sustainability projects, rigorous health and safety standards, and increasing farmer's resilience to climate change.

Our plastic free tea bags are made from soilon, a bi-product of corn starch which can fully biodegrade under the correct conditions in 3 – 6 months. 

We call this guilt-free sipping, and it's tea-rrific.

Ingredients: Each box contains 75g of Rooibos leaves

Storage instructions: Keep away from moisture (until it lands in your cup!) We recommend you store your rooibos tea in an opaque, airtight container. It might look pretty in glass, but the light damages the tea leaves and subsequent taste. Nooooooo!

Love loose leaf tea? Our Simplicitea infuser is the must-have tea accessory. Buy our infuser here

Inspired? Check out our Rooibos tea infused recipes: Rooibos millionaire's shortbread and Rooibos cookies 

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