Turmeric Tonic - NEW!
Our wellness blend of organic honeybush, rooibos, turmeric, cinnamon, black pepper and ginger. This wonderful zero-caffeine herbal beverage boasts mild baking spice and honey notes with subtle citrus and fine ginger and cinnamon spice.
This complex and soothing blend has reputed health benefits with the inclusion of stomach soothing ginger and anti-inflammatory/anti-oxidant turmeric and black pepper properties.
Makes a fantastic healthy golden tea latte, too!
Water: 208°F | Leaves: 1 tsp per 6 ounce cup | Infusion Time: 4 - 5 minutes
Basic Steeping Tips
- Use filtered or spring water, whenever possible
- Don't over-boil water
- Remove leaves after recommended time (adjust to taste)
- If you want stronger tea, use more leaves instead of steeping for a longer time
Leaves can be re-steeped 2-3 times resulting in various flavor differences. Don't throw out those leaves until they have given it all up!
Honeybush has been researched a great deal over the last few years. Results indicate that Honeybush has the highest levels of antioxidants of all infused beverages.
Higher in fact than Green Tea.
As such, it displays the highest anti-aging properties.
In Japan, Rooibos is believed to aid longevity, and is known as Long Life Tea.
Along with the fact that it is 100% caffeine-free, well you can enjoy this delicious cup anytime of day.
Rooibos plant grows only near the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa. It was first noted by botanist Carl Humberg in 1772.
A century later, Benjamin Ginsberg, a Russian immigrant, realized its marketing potential, and in 1904 began offering it as an herbal substitute to tea.
The difficulty of shipping tea during the Second World War had boosted demand for Rooibos, which began to be referred to as Red Bush Tea, or simply Red Tea.