Today we dedicate our space to the Rooibos (also called Rooibos tea or tea of Rooibos), an herbal infusion that does not belong to the family of tea, but increasingly is taking a lot of popularity for several reasons.
The Rooibos is native of South Africa, but is also grown in other countries like Kenya. Its name comes from the word “Red Bush”, and that color is one of their identity marks.
Natural Rooibos without added flavor has a very subtle aroma and flavor, but nice. That’s why we suggest you opt for Rooibos bulk of the highest quality as possible, just to avoid that only has color but no flavor or aroma.
Aside from the health benefits of Rooibos, which can be found here, one of its great advantages is that it can be prepared both cold and hot at any time of day. In addition, you can infuse it also with soymilk, then enjoying a more nutritious drink yet.
Rooibos is a great alternative to those who can not take tea by medical prescription: pregnant, hypertensive, and for people with nerve disorders. The fact has nothing of caffeine, makes it a real option option to consider. Furthermore, it is very beneficial for the kids, which they should not take tea.
Today it is easy to find flavored Rooibos with many recipes, but here are a few varieties to consider.
Natural Rooibos: no added flavorings, of a mild and pleasant flavor and aroma, to take it at any time of day, but especially at night.
Rooibos Chai: a typical recipe from different Asian countries is usually done with tea as a base. Spicy, with a stronger flavor and aroma. For this variety you can dot it with soymilk to enjoy a delicious Chai Latte.
Rooibos Lemon and orange: this variety of Rooibos is perfect to take eithe cold or hot. With a total citrus flavor, balanced by the Rooibos own, is the best alternative to any type of industrial soda.
Rooibos Cherry: flavored with cherry and vanilla, has a very dense aroma and flavor. In this case wins especially when taking it fresh, like a vermouth.
Rooibos Chocolate: for the sweet tooth. Taking it hot soymilk you directly have a healthy temptation.
If you are looking for where to buy rooibos in Barcelona, we are at your disposal in our infusions and tea shop, as well as in our online teahouse of sale of bulk tea and infusions (click on the menu Buy tea online).
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