For the herbal tea drinker who has everything. A delicious ginger, lemon, calendula petals and Rooibos combination.
Country of Origin: South Africa
Region: Cederberg Shipping
Grade: Choice grade #1
Altitude: 1500-2500 feet above sea level
Manufacture Type: Fermentation turns the leaves from green to deep red and gives a slightly sweet note
Cup Characteristics: For the herbal tea drinker who has everything. A delicious ginger, lemon, calendula petals and Rooibos combination
Infusion: Reddish orange to full color (depends on brewing time and quantity used)
This rooibos blend has just the right touch of ginger and natural lemon bits. A satisfying, versatile drink that can be enjoyed piping hot or chilled. Try it with a sprig of mint for a heavenly, refreshing summer treat!
Ingredients: Luxury rooibos, Cornflower petals, Calendula, Ginger, Natural flavours
Hot Brewing Method: Bring freshly drawn cold water to a rolling boil. Place 1 teaspoon of rooibos for each cup into the teapot. Pour the boiling water into the pot, cover and let steep for 3-7 minutes. Pour into your cup, add milk and sugar to taste.
Cold Brewing Method: (to make 1 liter/quart): Place 6 teaspoons of rooibos into a teapot or heat resistant pitcher. Pour 1 1/4 cups of freshly boiled water over the Rooibos. Steep for 5 minutes. Quarter fill a serving pitcher with cold water. Pour the Rooibos into the serving pitcher straining the leaves. Add ice and top-up with cold water. Garnish and sweeten to taste.
200 ml (about 7 ounces) of brewed Rooibos contains the following nutrients:
-Iron (Fe) Essential for transport of oxygen in the blood – 0.07 mg
-Potassium (K) Assists certain metabolic functions – 7.12 mg
-Calcium (Ca) Necessary for strong teeth and bones – 1.09 mg
-Copper (Cu) Assists certain metabolic processes – 0.07 mg
-Zinc (Zn) Necessary for normal growth and development of healthy skin – 0.04 mg
-Magnesium (Mg) Assists a healthy nervous system and other metabolic processes – 1.57 mg
-Fluoride (F) Necessary for strong teeth and bones – 0.22 mg
-Manganese (Mn) Assists metabolic processes and bone growth and development – 0.04 mg
-Sodium (Na) Necessary for fluid and acid-base balance – 6.16 mg