Did You Know?

  • Rooibos has soothing effect on the skin, relieving itching and certain skin irritations such as eczema, nappy rash and acne when directly applied to the affected area.
  • Rooibos has a soothing effect on the central nervous system because it is caffeine free and can thus be recommended for people suffering from irritability, headaches, disturbed sleeping patterns, insomnia, nervous tension, mild depression or hypertension.
  • Rooibos can relieve stomach and indigestive problems such as nausea, vomiting, heartburn, stomach ulcers and constipation.
  • Rooibos makes delicious iced tea by mixing chilled Rooibos with sugar and lemon juice, or blending it with your favourite fruit juice.
  • Rooibos can be substituted with milk or water in any recipe. Make a delicious filling for milk tart by dropping Rooibos teabags into the milk before heating it.
  • Soak dried fruit overnight in Rooibos. No additional sugar will be needed when cooking.
  • Rooibos is a natural meat tenderiser when marinated with meat or chicken.
  • Rooibos gives dark hair a healthy gleam by rinsing it with Rooibos.
  • Rooibos soothes tired or red eyes when cold Rooibos teabags are placed on tired or red eyes.
  • Rooibos removes sting from sunburned skin by soaking in a bath to which you've added a few Rooibos teabags.
  • Rooibos also relieves eczema and other mild skin problems on pets when bathed pets in a solution of Rooibos. Pets will also benefit from Rooibos' health-giving properties - simply pour it over their food.