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Rooibos 101

Rooibos 101

All About Rooibos

Rooibos tea is known as the miracle plant of South Africa. The word rooibos translates to “red bush” in English which is the name of the plant that the leaves come from. This is why you may sometimes hear this tea referred to as “red tea.” 

When Rooibos leaves are fermented, they are left out to dry in the sun leaving them with a sweet, sun-kissed, honey flavor.This pairs perfectly with the sweet and spicy ingredients we add to this tea such as cinnamon, caramel, and chocolate which gave the teas a rich and smooth overall taste. One important health benefit that this tea is known for is helping relieve seasonal allergies. Say goodbye to the sniffles!

The tea is caffeine free, making it great to sip on throughout the day. 


  • Helps to relieve seasonal allergies
  • Rich in antioxidants
  • Packed with electrolytes
  • Promotes a healthy complexion

Favorite Tea Mansion Rooibos Teas (Find your flavor?)

  • Traditional
    • Organic Pure Devotion Rooibos
  • Spicy
    • Organic Dupont Circle Chai
  • Minty
    • Organic Georgetown Waterfront
  • Floral
    • Organic Honeybush
  • Fruity
    • Organic Berry Jazz Rooibos
  • Sweet
    • Organic Vanilla Crème Rooibos
    • Swiss Chocolate Peppermint
    • Banana Cupcake
    • Peanut Chocolate Caramel
    • Toffee Time

The Best Way to Steep Rooibos

To really get the rich flavor out of a Rooibos tea It takes a little longer to steep and the water has to be hotter than with most teas. We recommend that you steep your tea for 8-10 minutes with your water at 208 degrees fahrenheit or 97 degrees celsius.