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Rooibos or "Redbush tea" is one of the most famous and popular natural, caffeine-free tea alternatives. This infusion is made from the leaves of the Redbush plant which only grows in South Africa.

Our Rooibos is one of the finest rooibos "teas" available. It has a dark red infusion with a smooth slightly sweet taste and is harvested from redbush plants grown in the best conditions to produce the most flavourful brew.

Rooibos, or Redbush, is grown in South Africa. Naturally caffeine free, it contains high levels of antioxidants, Vitamins C and E and minerals such as iron, potassium and zinc, as well as anti-ageing properties.




To Enjoy

Place one dessertspoon / teabag per cup into an infuser, filter or teapot. Add freshly boiled water and infuse  for 3-4 minutes.

Health Benefits

Naturally caffeine free, Rooibos contains high levels of antioxidants, vitamins and minerals as well as anti-ageing properties.

Studies have shown that Rooibos tea is comparable to green tea in the amounts of polyphenols it contains. It show anti-carcinogenic, anti-inflammatory and anti-viral activity.



Allergens Note: All products are packed in an environment that contains nuts and other allergens.

Our Sizes Explained


Standard Caddy

Our bespoke white and lilac caddy is the perfect way to keep your infusion fresh.
Contains enough for approximately 40 cups of happiness.

Refill Pouch

Refill Cartons

The refill carton, available in Standard and Large, is a perfect, environmentally friendly way to replenish your Tea Palace Caddies.

Contains enough for approximately 40 cups (Standard) or 60 cups (Large) of one of our infusions.

Sample Caddy

Sample Caddy

Our small sample size caddy weighs 45g and is the perfect way to try a new infusion or multiple different blends.
It contains enough for approximately 10 cups of goodness. 

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About Rooibos

Rooibos, also known as red bush tea, is an herbal tea made from the dried leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant, native to the Cederberg region of South Africa. Unlike traditional tea, which comes from the Camellia sinensis plant, rooibos is a caffeine-free herbal infusion.

Rooibos is derived from the leaves of the Aspalathus linearis plant, a legume indigenous to the Western Cape region of South Africa. The needle-like leaves are harvested, fermented, and dried to produce the characteristic reddish-brown tea.

Rooibos has a mild, sweet, and slightly nutty flavour with a hint of earthiness. It lacks the astringency often associated with traditional teas and is known for its smooth and well-rounded taste.

The brewed liquor of rooibos tea is typically a vibrant reddish-brown or copper colour, contributing to its nickname "red bush tea."

One of the notable characteristics of rooibos is that it is naturally caffeine-free. This makes it a suitable choice for individuals looking for a tea alternative without the stimulant effects of caffeine.

Rooibos is rich in antioxidants, particularly polyphenols and flavonoids, which may have various health benefits. These compounds contribute to the tea's potential as an anti-inflammatory and antioxidant-rich beverage.

Rooibos contains minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, and zinc. While the amounts may not be as high as in some foods, rooibos can still contribute to overall mineral intake.

Rooibos is available in different varieties, including traditional fermented rooibos and unfermented green rooibos. The fermentation process imparts a distinct flavour to the traditional type, while green rooibos tends to have a slightly grassier and fresher taste.

Rooibos can be enjoyed plain or blended with various herbs, fruits, or spices to create flavored blends. It serves as a base for caffeine-free infusions and is often used in herbal tea blends.

Rooibos is generally considered safe and is consumed for its potential health benefits. It is free from oxalic acid, making it suitable for individuals prone to kidney stones.

Rooibos has cultural significance in South Africa, where it has been consumed for centuries. It gained popularity internationally in the 20th century, especially as a caffeine-free alternative to traditional tea.