Rooibos Red

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All Q Leaf Teas are Certified Organic and Certified Fair Trade Q Leaf Tea Rooibos Red is a great thirst quencher and 100% naturally caffeine-free! Hand-picked only in the small area of Cederberg, Q Leaf Rooibos Red is Certified Organic and Fair Trade. Sometimes also called honeybush or red tea, rooibos is not tea, Camellia sinensis. Rooibos is an herbal shrub and its use has been esteemed in South Africa for centuries as a highly palatable and medicinal tisane. Rooibos’ needle-like leaves are oxidized, much the way black teas is, which turns them a the distinctive reddish-brown color. Delicious and nurturing, rooibos' popularity has increased worldwide. Studies show it to contain superoxide dismutase (SOD), an outstanding antioxidant which counters free-radical damage to cells. Rooibos’ calmative properties soothe and decrease nervous tension. It is of benefit in treating allergies and enhancing function of the immune system. Rooibos improves liver function to assist the body in eliminating toxins and is used in the treatment of eczema, asthma and hay fever. Rooibos Red is a wonderful beverage to enjoy throughout the day, excellent hot or iced. It mixes well with other flavors and even make a great chai!