An African SECRET... For thousands of years, the SAN people of Africa (or BUSHmen, as some call them) have lived in harmony with NATURE. They knew the secrets of the earth and their medicine men used both the ROOIBOS (Red Bush) and HoneyBUSH plants growing wild in the mountains around the Cape in South Africa for their healthful properties. Of course, what they also knew was just how delicious a brew these plants make! Intaba BUSHbabies got wise to the secret of the BUSH people and combined the TWO most delicious brews for a wholesome and refreshing drink. The soothing effect of Rooibos, complemented by the naturally sweet taste of Honeybush, makes Intaba Bushbabies the ideal drink for young ones. Healthy, calming and sweet tasting - great hot OR iced! We have not added anything to nature's goodness - In South Africa, Rooibos and Honeybush tea are known to be recommended for children - even babies - because of their health benefits. Intaba Bushbabies is naturally caffeine free, contains natural anti-oxidants and minerals and is organically certified. Unlike most herbal teas, one can add milk when serving it hot, and iced, it's a great thirst quencher after playtime. Kids love the naturally sweet taste!
- Product Name: Intaba Rooibos Tea
- Product Origin: South Africa
the san people talk of the beginning as a time when all the animals were still people and gao!na (the creator) lived among them on earth. because he loved them, he wanted to be close to protect them. it is told that when it became very cold one night, the people lit a fire. the sudden flames scared some of them though, and they ran away as fast as their legs could carry them. for this foolish fear, gao!na took them to the eternal fire of creation and moulded them into animals.
after that, gao!na left the people and went to live in the sky. when some of them fell ill, they called to him in a dance, and he took pity on them. according to some, he cut off a piece of his soul and sent it to earth to help them. descending from the heavens, it landed on a fragrant little green bush. as gao!na's soul rose from the bush, some of its great power rubbed off onto the leaves and turned them red. so for ever after, his people could turn to this humble little plant that now held the gift of healing."
The sweet story of Honeybush tea... Honeybush tea (not to be confused with rooibos) is a deliciously fragrant herbal infusion prepared from the flowers and leaves of cyclopia species which grow only in the mountain regions of the Cape, in South Africa. For hundreds of years the indigenous people have harvested the wild honeybush plants in these rugged, inaccessible areas to produce tea. The San were attuned to the plant kingdom that surrounded them and passed their knowledge on to European Settlers. They too discovered that this delicately-flavoured, aromatic tea held health-promoting powers and so used it to treat common ailments, including sleeplessness and indigestion. One of the greatest health benefits is that Honeybush tea is naturally caffeine-free. In addition, Honeybush tea is known to have numerous other health benefits: it is low in tannin, stimulates milk production in nursing mothers, acts as an expectorant and an antioxidant, possesses antiviral, anti-inflammatory and anti-carcinogenic properties, and heals minor skin ailments.