Honeybush vs. Redbush Tea

I like both Redbush (Rooibos) and Honeybush teas, though both are actually the leaves of flowering legumes, and not really tea at all. Neither has caffeine, both are low in tannin, and both come from Africa. Both are rich sources of antioxidants. Both have naturally sweet undertones. Close cousins, both these herbs require a longer-than-Ceylon …

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Herbal Tea Books

Let’s begin with a brief discussion about terminology and more specifically with some thoughts on the term herbal tea. To be perfectly correct, the word tea should only be used to refer to products derived from the plant known as Camellia sinensis. Herbal beverages are more properly referred to as "infusions" or "tisanes," a term …

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