Rooibos means "Red Bush". Rooibos tea is often called "Red Tea" as well.
Rooibos is known to be a good relaxing cuppa that may soothe some skin allergies. Research by Japanese scientists has shown Rooibos tea to have beneficial effects relating to constipation liver function blood sugar levels skin diseases depression and anxiety.
This South African red tea may help to soothe an upset stomach in all ages. Rooibos is good caffeine-free tonic for general wellbeing. In South Africa toddlers are fed rooibos.
As Rooibos goes well with sugar/honey and milk many black tea drinkers who wants to move to herbal infusions find this tea very "drinkable". It can also be served with a slice of lemon or a couple of mint leaves.
Rooibos has a low level of tannin which is known to slow down the absorption of iron in consumed foods.