Blood Orange Smoothie

Citrus & Vanilla  

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This award-winning blend of naturally caffeine–free South African red rooibos, orange, and creamy 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. 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.


  • South African rooibos herbal tea
  • A natural source of antioxidants & minerals
  • Great hot and iced!
  • Sample ~ 5 servings
  • Tin 2.75 oz ~ 40 servings
  • Bulk 1/4 LB ~ 50 servings
  • Bulk 1 LB ~ 150 servings
  • 100% Naturally Caffeine-Free

Ingredients: red rooibos tea, orange peel, hibiscus, rosehips, safflowers, rose petals, natural orange & vanilla flavors

Alternatively, try our Blood Orange Sachets for travel & convenience.

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Steeping Guide
1 tsp
6-7 min
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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    I love looking at this tea when I'm preparing it for steeping, it's beautiful. The flavor is refreshing both hot or cold. It's so good that I always save a little not to touch so I can have it on hand to offer and introduce it to my friends. —Davis
    This tea is so good. My son and I were literally fighting over the last cup. It tastes like a dreamsicle. Once my teenage son tasted this he started drinking and enjoying tea.—Jennifer Beedie
    Wonderfully citrusy with a slight floral note on the back end. Excellent! It lacks the minty aftertaste of the orange tea from another brand I've tried. I was very relieved by that since I found the other brand's flavor absolutely nauseating! I highly recommend this one, at least a nine out of ten!—Ladyblade89
    It's delicious hot, but it is the perfect blend for a refreshing, afternoon iced tea. —CC
    The essences of this tea stand out on its own, but most of the time I use it to blend some of the green, or other teas. Great half'n'half with Turmeric Tonic, Gun-Green, or other green teas. Also good steeped and the liquid added to homemade orange push-pops. A great tasting tea, which I'm sure you can find many alternatives ~ be an experimentalist!—TW Lyman
    Rich and delicious. Tastes sinful but it's not.—Mallow
    This tea is everything you want in a summer tea. It dances on the tongue, evoking memories of simpler times. It’s an absolute delight.—Abby!
    WOW! What a surprise this little darling was. This is my husband’s favorite. Think orange dream sickle.. very smooth with a wonderful orange citrus aftertaste. Perfect any time of day...especially after dinner. Tickles the tastebuds. Enjoy ~~—Texas Girl
    Great herbal tea. Love the flavor. —Mike
    Lok this. One of the favorites in oour office now. Hints of orange creamsicle. Full light flavor without being overpowering.—Vegas Tea Lover
    I got this tea as part of the Herbal Tea Sampler. It's the first one in that set that I've tried, and it's already the best herbal tea I've EVER had. It tastes AMAZING. Strong flavors of citrus and cream, with hints of that rose and rooibos flavour I adore. It really is reminiscent of a creamsicle, but only in the best way. If you love citrus and you love vanilla, I WHOLEHEARTEDLY recommend this blend. It's absolutely delicious. —StumbleKitty36
    This is one of our favorite teas. My husband and I have different tastes but we both LOVE this tea! Hot or cold steeped, it's delicious.—K & A
    The rooibos balances the sour hibiscus really well, and the tea really does taste like a creamsicle. —Patrick
    This tea is great on its own, as well as mixed into smoothies. Again, this will be another staple in my tea stash.—Steve
    This tea smells amazing, looks amazing and tastes like an orange sorbet. It's helped me to curb sugar cravings at night. I add a small amount of raw honey and that's it. It will last a long time too. I also like using loose tea with an infuser because then it creates a lot less waste to end up in the landfill. Trying to reduce my use of single use items in the new year. —Teaobsession
    This was the tea that got me off soft drinks. Hot or cold its always a treat in the evenings. This is a must have in my opinion!—KevinSTL
    I fell in love with this South African Herbal tea. I have a pitcher always brewing; I drink it iced daily. It is smooth, yet robust and very flavorful. It has replaced all past sugary drinks that we once consumed. Thanks for a great healthy tea!—Henry
    Love rooibos teas, always so smooth with a hint of almond to me... But this one really takes the cake! It's delicious hot or cold brewed, makes a lovely iced tea as well as a delicious hot tea. If you make it with a little milk or cream like a latte, you've got a great dessert substitute while dieting. So flavorful, just like a creamsicle only much much much better in flavor! Those imitation flavored things are no match for the real delicious flavors imparted into this tea! And rooibos has so many wonderful health benefits too! Great day or night time tea. Even kids love it! —Dawnie
    This is one of my favs! I love to add some vanilla to it and it tastes just like orange dreamsicle.—Leslie Moon
    I am a rooibos fan. I know this tea would be very good; I was wrong this tea is great. What a treat; I immediately ordered this for family members.—Henry
    Yummy, creamy citrus. One I would certainly consider reordering as an occasional treat.—Moodleminski
    This is my favorite rooibos tea!! Even my non tea drinking friend request this tea every time they visit. —New2tea
    This tea has a nice flavor. Being new to loose leaf tea and honestly to any tea beyond your standard restaurant iced tea; this tea is enjoyable and gives me another healthier drink option.—Givingupsoda
    I love this tea! It makes a perfect afternoon treat, or an evening cup before bed. Its a perfect combination of rooibos and orange. Brews up great hot or cold. Love it!—Monica
    This is one of my favorite evening teas. The first time I tried it, I wasn't thrilled, but then I tried it again and was hooked. Definitely relaxing and quite enjoyable with the orange creaminess.—GoPete
    I love the addicting scent of this tea! It tastes smooth, mild, and with an orange creamsicle flavor. My daughter loves it! But somehow, this tea gives me heartburn. I would have given this 5 stars if it weren't for that and also the little herbs seep through my tea strainer.—Celeste
    This is just PERFECT for my 12th Night Wassail. Take 1 gallon apple cider, 1 large jar of pineapple juice, add the Blood Orange Smoothie Tea to taste, add cinnamon stick, whole cloves, and some allspice, let simmer for 3 to 6 hours, then add to container of choice (I use glass). Serve it with fresh ginger bread on Christmas Eve, JUST YUM!—KT in MT
    My sons love this. They burned through the bag really fast. I got the last couple of servings and could see why. It's a really wonderful, smooth rooibos blend to have while I'm reading my book before bed. I had to reorder, and will continue to keep it on hand. —Misty R
    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