Today I attended a conference session about tisanes at the World Tea Expo presented by Yoon Hee Kim a Tea Sommelier and president at TeaClassics. She also is a graduate of The Monterey Institute of International Studies (which I think is cool because we at Namaqua Tea Co. live here in Monterey). We were presented [...]
So you want to make a cup of rooibos and you want to know the optimal boil time or “steeping time”. Well, that depends largely on if you are drinking it for health reasons or simply for taste. For taste you’ll have to be the judge (their your taste buds after all). Begin with 5 [...]
Or “Is Rooibos Tea Pregnancy Safe?” Sometime during pregnancy or while breastfeeding some woman can develop a low iron condition called Anemia. Many teas prevent your body from absorbing iron due to an ingredient called tannin (the chemical in typical teas that causes them to be bitter). Rooibos tea (since it is not really a [...]
Part 2 of a brief glimpse into Rooibos tea farming and the unique local culture in the Western Cape of South Africa.
Here is a brief glimpse into Rooibos tea farming and the unique local culture in the Western Cape of South Africa. Click here for [intlink id="664" type="post"]Rooibos Tea Farming Part 2[/intlink]
There is a healthy herbal tea from South Africa that has been receiving lots of celebrity endorsements and these stars have not even been paid to do so! Its name is Rooibos which means red bush and it is not a true tea but an herb.