Rooibos, meaning "red bush” in Afrikaans, is a South African plant of the Legume family (Fabaceae, also known as Leguminosae), with bright green, needle-like leaves that turn red upon processing. 


  • Active anti-oxidants found in rooibos are quercetine, luteolin, isoquercetrin and rutin. Rooibos does not contain caffeine and is low in tannins. It is rich in ascorbic acid and is popular among health-conscious consumers.

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