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Red Bush Chai
Chai
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Flavor Profile:Full bodied flavor, slightly spicy, cooling and sweet flavor.
Ingredients:100% Organic Rooibos Leaves, 100% Organic Cinnamon, 100% Organic Spearmint, 100% Organic Cloves and 100% Organic Cardamom.Certified Organic by:Quality Assurance International (QAI)
A caffeine free blend of South African Rooibos and uplifting spices.

Rooibos
Afrikaans for "Red Bush" (pronounced 'Roy-Boss') is a member of the Legume family of plants. It grows exclusively in the Cedarberg Mountains and around Clanwilliam in South Africa.

San People
The Ancient San Bushmen are believed to be the earliest users of Rooibos. Large-scale cultivation and industrial processing of the plant began during the 1930s.

Harvesting Technique
The leaves of the Rooibos bush are harvested, bruised, finely chopped, moistened and fermented in mounds. The result is a rich flavor and distinct red colored thin leaves.

Wonder Herb
Rooibos is free of caffeine and contains Aspalathin, a flavonoid present in medicinal herbs used to treat skin and circulatory disorders. It is also known to contain traces of Fluoride, Calcium and Manganese which help boost the immune system.

Organic Spices
We hand blend organic Rooibos with organic cloves, cardamom, cinnamon and spearmint.
Water Temp
°F (°C)
Quality of WaterQuantity of Leaf
(tsp / 8oz water)
Steep Time
(minutes)
Infusions
200°F (93°C)Best with Spring water14-61
Our Chai blends can be prepared in either of two different methods - steeping or the traditional boiling method.

For steeping, simply infuse one teaspoon of leaf/spices per 8 ounces of boiling or near boiling water and steep 4 to 6 minutes (the longer infusion time is needed if you wish to add milk). Add milk and sweetener and enjoy.

For a more traditional style, boiled Chai: Use one to two teaspoons of Red Bush Chai for eight ounces water. Bring to full boil for three minutes. Add whole milk / soy milk (in ratio of 1/4 milk to 3/4 water), and let boil another two minutes. Strain and sweeten to taste.
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By the Ounce 25
Classic Size Tin (4.0 oz.) 75