What is Rooibos Tea?
Rooibos is a reddish-brown, needle-like legume that derives from the leaves of the South African rooibos plant. It is widely cultivated in the Western Cape province of South Africa and is consumed throughout the world. At Javazen, we source our Rooibos Tea from South Africa.
What are some of the health benefits of Rooibos Tea?
Rooibos is known to support the digestive system and improve blood flow. This helps to relax the body and improve energy levels. If your body is sensitive to caffeine or has trouble digesting coffee, rooibos is perfect consumed in combination with coffee!
It is low in tannins and soothing to the nervous system. First of all, like our other beloved ingredients, rooibos is brimming with antioxidants. Aspalathin is one polyphenol unique to rooibos while nothofagin is only found in rooibos and the New Zealand red beech. Secondly, rooibos is full of healthy minerals. Because it is high in zinc, iron, copper, magnesium, calcium and manganese, it’s great for healthy bones, teeth and metabolism. It also supports mood stability as well as healthy circulation, and overall rejuvenation.
What does Rooibos Tea taste like?
Rooibos is a deliciously fruity and woody tasting tea. When brewed, it leaves you feeling refreshed and ready to take on anything that arises in your day. Overall, rooibos has a full-bodied and pleasant flavor that you are sure to love.
The naturally caffeine-free rooibos tea is lovingly blended with organic decaffeinated coffee beans, superfood goji berries, lucuma powder and vanilla all coming together to produce a delicious blend that we call Javazen Relax.Fun Fact: Because there are so many antioxidants found in rooibos, the Cancer Association of South Africa has officially named it “a leading source of anti-cancer chemicals”.