Blood Orange Smoothie

Citrus & Vanilla  

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This creamy blend of naturally caffeine–free South African red rooibos, orange, and vanilla is herbal bliss! This herbal tea combines rooibos, orange peel, hibiscus, rosehips, apples, safflowers, rose petals, vanilla, and citrus flavors. It brews into a dark red liquor with a naturally sweet, creamy taste and aroma, reminiscent of orange creamsicles and Orange Julius smoothies! Kids and adults both love this herbal tea, making it a great substitute for sugary juices and sodas, with no lack of flavor or thirst-quenching satisfaction. It is fantastic by itself, or with a bit of sweetener. You cannot over–steep this tea (the longer the better). The health benefits of rooibos are numerous; it is full of antioxidants and healthy minerals such as calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper, and fluoride.


  • Sample = 5 8-oz Servings
  • 1 LB Bulk = $0.25 / Serving
  • Naturally caffeine-free!
  • A traditional South African herbal tonic
  • Loaded with antioxidants and minerals
  • Served latte-style, makes a perfect bedtime treat
  • Gluten-free & Sugar-free

Ingredients: red rooibos tea, orange peel, hibiscus petals, rosehips, apples, safflowers, rose petals, vanilla & citrus flavoring

Price: $4.00

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Steeping Guide
1 tsp
6-7 mins.
Per 8 oz. water

Rooibos, South African Herbal Red "Tea"

  • Caffeine-free
  • Very Calming
  • Rehydrating
  • Restorative, Rich in Minerals
  • Anti-Allergy
  • Anti-Oxidant
  • With its many positive attributes, Rooibos tea is a great choice of drink for health conscious people. Rooibos tea contains no colors, additives or preservatives, making it a natural beverage. It contains no caffeine. According to studies conducted in South Africa and Japan, Rooibos has been shown to aid in health problems such as insomnia, irritability, headaches, nervous tension, and hypertension. Studies also show that this tea relieves anti spasmodic agents, which can relieve stomach cramping and colic in infants. In South Africa, Rooibos has been used to treat allergies such as hay fever, asthma and eczema very effectively . It is also used to treat irritated skin. Rooibos is brewed and placed directly on infected areas. Rooibos contains antioxidants which can help slow the aging process and boost the immune system. Rooibos is a great thirst quencher and is an excellent beverage for active people, including children. Most kids will drink Rooibos without added sugar or sweeteners. This tea contains almost no oxalic acid, making it a good beverage for people prone to kidney stones. Rooibos contains the following minerals: copper, iron and potassium, calcium, fluoride, zinc, manganese, alpha- hydroxy (for healthy skin) and magnesium (for the nervous system) are also components of this tea. In South Africa pregnant women and nursing mothers drink Rooibos because it contains no caffeine.

    * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food & Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

    Blood Orange Blush
    INGREDIENTS: 2 tsp BLOOD ORANGE SMOOTHIE tea leaves (makes 1/2 cup tea concentrate); 2 tsp sugar, honey, or agave sweetener; 1/2 cup Gin; 1/2 cup Campari; 1 750-ml bottle chilled sparkling white wine, Champagne, Spumanti, or Prosecco.
    PREPARATION: Make tea concentrate: 2 tsp BLOOD ORANGE SMOOTHIE tea leaves, steeped in boiling water for 6 minutes. Strain out tea leaves. Sweeten with 2 tsp sugar, honey, or agave. Chill tea concentrate in refrigerator. Combine chilled tea concentrate with Gin and Campari. Divide tea/liquor mix amongst 8 champagne flutes. Top off the flutes with chilled sparkling wine of choice. Makes: 8 champagne flutes.

    Blood Orange Granita
    INGREDIENTS: 2 cups water; 2 TBS BLOOD ORANGE SMOOTHIE tea leaves; 1/2 cup sugar; 2 TBS Grand Marnier, optional; 1 tsp orange or lemon zest.
    PREPARATION: Boil water, steep tea leaves and sugar for 10 minutes, for maximum flavor. Strain out the tea leaves. Let cool completely. Stir in Grand Marnier (optional) and citrus zest, then refrigerate until cold. Process in an ice cream maker until slushy, but not frozen completely. Serve immediately. Serves: 4.

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    This tea came as a free sample in my last order! It was an awesome surprise! I enjoyed it later that evening (since it is caffeine-free) as a sweet snack substitute, and let me tell you- it did the trick! I will definitely be ordering some now that I have tried it!!—Sarah
    This tea is good if you're feeling like a cold is coming on.—Tea Lover
    I just received this tea as a sample with my order so I promptly made a cup to taste it. I was pleasantly surprised because I don't normally like herbal tea or any kind of orange flavor but this tea was very good. I made it into a latte by adding hot evaporated milk. It was delicious and very satisfying.—Eileen
    This is my favorite rooibus blend by the Tea Spot by far. I don't much care for plain rooibus, so it was perfect for me because it had pretty intense citrus flavors. I can totally see using this to make sun tea in the summer, for a caffeine-free alternative. —Jen
    I hated herbal teas until I tried this. Its so citrusy with a nice cream flavor to it - its like a warm orange creamsicle! —Mel
    This tea really is an Orange Julius in a cuppa tea. It's lovely hot and positively perfect over ice. This is the tea I try (and always succeed) at converting my tea bagging friends to loose leaf tea with. Once they've tried it they are hooked and want to try other loose leaf teas. A must try!—Katie
    I was a little slow to come around to the teas with pretty names but after reading a few reviews I was curious...OH MY GOSH! I wanted to swim in this tea after my first sip. I drank the whole pot, hid the tin JUST in case someone else wanted tea. Wonderful hot with a touch of honey and amazing after it cools over ice. I am SO hooked!—Rhonda
    This brew has a rather interesting flavor. The citrus and rooibos is only barely detectable in the aftertaste. The body is mostly vanilla and obviously a very fresh very high quality vanilla. It is actually creamy like a creamy ice cream. It remind me a little of orange sherbert mixed with golden french vanilla ice cream.—Umbreona