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African Solstice

Herbal Tea
From the soul of South Africa, this naturally caffeine-free, antioxidant-rich rooibos herb is layered with sweet berries and rose. A smooth and delicious cup.
Kosher Certified | USDA Organic

TASTING NOTES

Flavor: Tart, sweet, rich

Aroma: Fresh berry with a whisper of vanilla

Color: Bright orange-red liquor

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AFRICAN SOLSTICE

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AFRICAN SOLSTICE

ABOUT AFRICAN SOLSTICE

Tea Type : Herbal Tea

Tea Forté African Solstice contains Elderberries and blueberries, which add a fruity depth to this Rooibos tea and are also rich in antioxidants. Ruby red rosehips add an enticing balance of tart and sweet and are also rich in vitamin C, one of the safest and most effective immune-supporting nutrients.

African Solstice is a great anytime tea. Rooibos has a full-bodied flavor that is holds up to milk and sugar as a caffeine-free breakfast tea. Likewise, the hint of vanilla and berry add a touch of sweetness that can delight after dinner or for a mid-afternoon treat. Much less tannic than tea, rooibos is very easy on sensitive stomachs, and can easily be enjoyed with or without food. African Solstice pairs very well with rich flavors like caramel, meats and cheeses.

Afrikaans for "red bush," rooibos comes from the plant Aspalathus Linearis, which grows only in the Cedarberg area of the Western Cape province of South Africa. Rooibos has been consumed by Bushmen as an herbal remedy for centuries, but rooibos as we know it is a relatively recent invention. Techniques for producing Keemun black tea were imported from China and applied to rooibos in the early 20th century. A difficult plant to grow, cultivation techniques for Aspalathus Linearis weren't mastered until the 1930s.

Starting in the mid-20th century, rooibos consumption became very widespread in South Africa, spurred in part by beliefs that it can help with colic in babies. Generally consumed with milk and sugar in South Africa, rooibos has rapidly attained popularity in Europe and North America over the past decade or two, where it is often drunk without any additions.

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STEEPING INSTRUCTIONS

1. Heat water to 208 degrees Fahrenheit.

2. Place tea in cup and pour water over the leaves.

3. Steep for 5 minutes. Unlike tea leaves, rooibos never grows bitter from steeping. Steep as long as you like.

4. Enjoy! 

For loose leaf iced teas, use 3 tsp per 8-ounce glass and double the steep time.

TASTING NOTES

Flavor: Tart, sweet, rich

Aroma: Fresh berry with a whisper of vanilla

Color: Bright orange-red liquor

INGREDIENTS
  • organic rooibos
  • organic elderberry
  • organic rose hips
  • natural flavors
  • organic blueberries
  • organic rose petals
Ingredients and certifications may differ slightly between our pyramid infusers and loose tea for this blend. For detailed ingredient information, please contact us directly or check the packaging.
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