roobios pronounced (roy-bos) comes from a bush plant in south africa. naturally caffeine-free, it also contains anti-oxidants.
rooibos is harvested in the summer.
green rooibos is simply dried and packaged.
the far more common and popular red rooibos that gives this tea its name, is simply the oxidized version of the leaf.
the flavour is slightly earthy, woody, creamy and sweet. a great choice for a caffeine-free accompaniment to high tea sandwiches & scones, with robust as well as smooth mellow flavours to choose from.