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Many pages on your cup of tea are devoted to health issues. Loose leaf tea and loose leaf rooibos tisane can help prevent or manage many ailments. Rooibos in particular gives children, even babies a good start on leading a healthier lifestyle.

We have given you lots of iced tea recipes and I'd like to add some more for rooibos tea. Why, because African rooibos teas are good beverages for kids. You want the best for you kids and we want you to be able to offer rooibos tea benefits to them.

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African Rooibos

Here we will discuss green rooibos loose leaf tea. It is processed much like green tea leaves from the camellia seninsis plant. This tisane is not oxidized as long as red rooibos loose leaf or black loose leaf tea.To learn more about how the process works go here.

Purchase organic rooibos tea when possible and follow the iced tea recipe below. Green rooibos is offered in many flavors. Bits of fruit and flavoring add to the already good taste.

Peach Rooibos Iced Tisane

Purchase a loose leaf green rooibos peach tea

1 quart of good quality filtered water
4 to 5 Tablespoons of loose leaf rooibos peach tea
Honey to taste (optional- a word about honey)
1 quart of iced cold water
Peeled sliced peaches

Bring 1 quart of water to a boil
Place the leaf tea in a tea sac or mesh filter
Put the tea sac in a large tea pot
Pour the hot water over the tea
Steep for 10 minutes
Remove the tea sac
Allow the concentrated tea to cool
Pour 1 quart of iced cold water into a pitcher
When tea concentrate is cooled add to the cold water

Serve in tall iced tea glasses that have been filled with ice. Garnish with fresh peach slices

Green Rooibos Mango Papaya Iced Tisane

Purchase a loose leaf green rooibos with mango and papaya flavor

1 quart filtered water
4 to 5 Tablespoons of loose leaf rooibos flavored tea
Honey to taste (optional)
1 quart of really cold filtered water
Slices of fresh mango or papaya

Bring 1 quart of water to a boil
Place the leaf tea in a tea sac or mesh filter
Put the tea sac in a large tea pot
Pour the hot water over the tea
Steep for 10 minutes
Remove the tea sac
Allow the concentrated tea to cool
Pour 1 quart of iced cold water into a pitcher
After the tea concentrate is cooled add to the cold water

Serve in tall iced tea glasses garnished with the fresh fruit slices

There are many other flavored loose leaf rooibos teas to try. You can also make an entirely new rooibos tisane by blending flavors that you like. Try mixing the rooibos with a white tea that has the least amount of caffeine content. If caffeine is not a concern for you it goes well when blended with all other teas. Take advantage of rooibos tea benefits

African Rooibos

 

For help finding good green rooibos I've included this link.



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