About Rooibos

Did you know?

Rooibos is proudly, and exclusively, South African!

Did you know that Rooibos is a scrubby plant that is indigenous only to South Africa and only to the Cederberg Mountains of the Western Cape?

Did you know that Rooibos is an Afrikaans word that means 'red bush'?

Did you know that, once harvested, the leaves are laid out in the sun to dry to enhance their flavour and to turn the leaves red?

Did you know that drinking Rooibos tea reduces inflammation in the body? That it fights carcinogens, helps to ease stomach and indigestion problems, and soothes the central nervous system?

Did you know that Rooibos offers vital health-giving anti-oxidants which combat ageing?

Did you know that Annique Theron discovered all this in 1968? 

Man harvesting Rooibos tea leaves