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The leaves are used to make a herbal tea called rooibos or bush tea (especially in Southern Africa) or sometimes redbush tea (especially in Great Britain).
In South Africa, it is common to prepare rooibos tea in the same manner as black tea and add milk and sugar to taste.
Other methods include a slice of lemon and using honey instead of sugar to sweeten.
Why it’s good for you: Rooibos (roy-bus) tea, a red tea packed with antioxidants that guard us from chronic and degenerative diseases alike, is rich in minerals like calcium and iron.
Health Benefits of Red Rooibos Tea | Organic Facts
Health benefits of red rooibos tea include its use as a cure for nagging headaches, insomnia, asthma, eczema, bone weakness, hypertension, allergies, and premature aging.
Why your rooibos tea might get much more expensive - CBS News
A trade council says an ongoing drought in South Africa will devastate the rooibos tea harvest, which may lead to a 90 percent price increase.
Red Bush Tea Company.