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Organic Peach Rooibos

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$24.95

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This Fair Trade Certified organic infusion combines rooibos leaves (pronounced ROY-bus) with the essential oils of a peach, adding a subtle peach flavor atop the already apricot-like rooibos. Rooibos is an herb native to the beautiful Cedarberg region of South Africa and contains no caffeine.


Organic Peach Rooibos

Ingredients: organic South African rooibos and natural peach flavor



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Serving Size: one level teaspoon per 8 oz cup of water




Staff Perspectives

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Aubrey Says: If you're a fan of our Peach Rooibos, give our Vanilla Peach Rooibos a try for something new.




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Jeremy Says: There's a definite synergy between the peach flavor and inherent apricot qualities of the rooibos that I really enjoy!





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  1. I will be buying more

    Posted by Whitney M on 1st Mar 2014

    I recently discovered peach rooibos tea, but the other brand I was drinking was out of stock. I came across this site and ordered the sampler and glad I did! This tea is a new favorite of mine. I add a tiny bit of honey or maple syrup sometimes, but it has a great flavor without. Most teas are at least somewhat bitter but this wasn't at all!



  2. Very good, if you like flavored teas.

    Posted by W on 21st Sep 2011

    This roobis is very well flavored. The vanilla is just pronounced enough to complement the peach (there are real pieces of dehydrated peach!). I've been drinking it in the morning in an attempt to defray my caffeine consumption. If half leaves were and option, I would have given this tea 3.5. :)



  3. A great caffeine-free choice

    Posted by Kathryn Johnson on 22nd Feb 2011

    I usually don't get rooibos teas because I find they have a funny aftertaste but I ordered a sample of this on a lark... I'm glad I did! The peach flavor is definitely present and not fake tasting at all really refreshing. And the rooibos makes a lovely base. I look forward to warmer weather so I can try this iced!









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We at Arbor Teas firmly believe that tea should be brewed to suit your personal taste. With that being said, here are some recommendations to get you started, but please remember you can make adjustments based on your own personal taste.

There are three main considerations when brewing tea: quantity of tea, water temperature and steeping time.

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Quantity of tea: one level teaspoon per 8 oz cup of water




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Water temperature: use water that has been heated to a full rolling boil (212° F)




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Steeping time: 5-7 minutes




Tip #1: Use fresh water whenever possible - water that has been sitting in your kettle overnight may impart a flat or stale taste to your tea. Be careful not to boil your water for too long. Over boiled water can sometimes impart an unwanted taste.

Tip #2: Rooibos, unlike tea from the plant camellia sinensis, does not get astringent with longer brew times. So if you happen to steep longer than 7 minutes, don’t worry! Your rooibos will gain more flavor, but it will never become astringent!

Learn more from our How To Guides on how to brew loose leaf tea, how to make iced tea, and how to make tea lattes. And don’t forget to check out our Eco-Brewing Tips, too!


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Rooibos tea originates from the leaves and stems of the indigenous South African plant Aspalathus linearis. In contrast to tea from the plant camellia sinensis, rooibos is naturally caffeine free and low in tannins. Tannins are what give tea from the plant camellia sinensis its astringent (mouth puckering) property. Because rooibos is low in tannins, its brew has very little astringency.

Antioxidative activity has also been attributed to rooibos on the basis of its flavonoid content! Often, customers will ask us "Does Rooibos have more or less antioxidants than tea?" Unfortunately, at present conflicting evidence is found comparing the levels of antioxidant activity in rooibos with antioxidant activity in tea from the plant camellia sinensis. One method of analysis found rooibos to have antioxidant activity less than green tea, but greater than black tea. In contrast, another method resulted in antioxidant activity less than all tea from the plant camellia sinensis.*

*Source: "Comparison of the antioxidant activity of rooibos tea (Aspalathus linearis) with green, oolong and black tea " by A. Von Gadow et all, Food Chemistry, Volume 60, Issue 1, 1997.

For a more in-depth discussion of Tea and Health Benefits check here.

For a more in-depth discussion of Tea and Caffeine check here.