Also Known As: Cyclopia, Heuningbos
Origin: Cederberg, South Africa, 1000 feet above sea level
Ingredients: Luxury Honeybush Leaves
Caffeine Content: None
Taste and Aroma: Refreshing and cleansing with hints of honey. The finish is reminiscent of light Madagascar pepper.
Number of Cups: 16oz = 200 cups tea; 4 oz = 50 cups tea, 1 oz = 11 cups tea
Preparation: Hot Tea: Use 1 heaping teaspoon of Honeybush per one cup of water and place this into your teapot or tea infuser. Pour boiling water into pot and let it steep for 5-7 minutes. Strain as you pour into your cup and savor one of nature’s best offerings!
Cold Brewing Method: *Do Not Pour Hot Liquid Directly Into a Glass Pitcher* Put 6 teaspoons into a 5-6 cup teapot. Pour boiling water into the pot and let it steep for 5-7 minutes. Strain and pour gently into your pitcher. If you wish, you can add ice into the pitcher or pour over ice into a tall glass. For a terrific taste add some honey, cinnamon and slices of half an orange.
Uses: Honeybush Tea is high in antioxidants and may relieve the symptoms of stomach and digestive problems like nausea, heartburn, stomach ulcers and constipation.
Substitutes:Coconut Tea, Pumpkin Spice Tea, Lavender Green Tea, English Breakfast Tea and Belgian Chocolate Tea
Fun Fact: It is a common practice in the growing region to have a pot of Honeybush Tea brewing at all times to leave the house scented like honey.