African Red Tea Imports, Honeybush Tea, 20 Tea Bags, 1.6 oz (50 g)
- Naturally Caffeine Free
- Low in Tannic Acid
- High in Antioxidants
- Rich in Minerals
Believe it or not, Honeybush Tea has been used by the local population in South Africa longer than rooibos tea! It has a recorded history dating as far as back as 1705. The bush has a very attractive bright yellow flower that is heavily scented like honey. Unlike rooibos, Honeybush Tea grows 99% wild, with the first experimental crops planted in 1996. We are proud to bring you Honeybush Tea farmed in the same area when it was first discovered. Strict quality control enables us to provide you with the finest, freshest and best tasting Honeybush Tea available.
The Honeybush herbal plant is indigenous to a small mountainous region in the "Longkloof" area of Cape Town. Like Rooibos, it is also from the legume family. Honeybush Tea is a herbal tea that is caffeine free and low in tannic acid. It has a very pleasant sweet tasting honey flavor and also a very healthy drink. Honeybush Tea drinkers in South Africa claim that it has a calming effect, is a natural diuretic and has healing effects on certain skin ailments.
Pour 1 cup of boiling water over tea bag, steep for 5 minutes. For increased strength and flavor - steep longer or boil tea bag in a pot of water for longer than 5 minutes.
Fact: The antioxidant activity increases when the tea is boiled for longer than 10 minutes.
Organic honeybush tea.
|Serving Size: 1 tea bag (2.5 g) Makes 8 fl oz|
|Amount Per Serving||% Daily Value*|
|Calories from Fat||0|
|Total Fat||0 g||0%|
|Saturated Fat||0 g|
|Trans Fat||0 g|
|Total Carbohydrate||0 g||0%|
|*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet|
|†Daily value not established|