Native to coastal South Africa, this powerfully restorative tonic is as rich as the ochre soil of its homeland. Honeybush, blended with a delicious combination of bold spices and delicate flowers creates a smooth and satisfying infusion..
Elettaria cardamomum, a member of the tropical Zingiberaceae family, is one of several species of herbaceous plants native to India that produce the well known light green, spicy pods we know and love. While India remains the world’s largest producer of Cardamon, it is now cultivated worldwide, particularly coming from Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, and Guatemala.
Cinnamomum verum, a member of the Lauraceae family, is also known as True or Ceylon cinnamon, referring to its homeland in Sri Lanka. Cinnamon bark has been used for thousands of years in both Eastern and Western Traditional herbal systems.
Its benefits are legendary and too numerous to list. Beneficial constituents in ginger are perfectly suited to effectively invigorate digestive processes in a highly flavorful and balanced way. The pungent aromatic oils in ginger stoke the digestive fire, regulate secretions, relax the gut, and increase circulation.
Lycium Chinense, or Lycium Barbarum, are two closely related species in the Solanaceae, family of plants. This is also known as the Nightshade family and includes some commonly known plants, such as, the potato, tomato, pepper, and tobacco. Goji berries are indigenous to China and Tibet and have been cultivated among the floodplains of the fertile Yellow river for over 700 years.
Cyclopeia Intermedia is a medium sized flowering bush native only to small areas of Coastal South Africa. Most honeybush is gathered from sustainable populations in the wild, but cultivation is becoming more common in areas of South Africa that have favorable conditions to its growth.
Traditional Chinese and Ayurvedic medicine have utilized the peels from citrus fruits for millennia. Peels of citrus are substantial sources of nutrients, antioxidants, and enzymes that increase the value of a formula and enhance its assimilation into the body.
Rosa Damascena, one of the more than 100 species of Rose in the aptly named Rosaceae family, also known as Damask rose, or Rose of Castille, is thought to be native to the Middle East. You may find yourself wondering why there are over 5,000 varieties of Roses that have been cultivated for well over a thousand years.
Ocimum sanctum is a member of the Lamiatae family. Highly aromatic, different varieties of Tulsi may smell and taste of peppermint, cloves, licorice, or lemon, as well as having distinct characteristics of their own.
Vanilla Planifoila, a member of the Orchidceae family, is one of the three species grown commercially throughout the world. Native to Mexico, where it was once a common ingredient in a hot mug of Aztec cacao, it has since moved around the world and been adopted into cultures far and wide. Vanilla beans or pods come from a unique species of climbing orchid.
The heart of Honey Rose is Honey Bush, a flowering shrub used for millennia by the Khoisan people of South Africa. This sweet-tasting plant, brewed as a strengthening “bush tea,” is integral to their culture, much like green tea is to the Japanese. It’s the core of their grassroots approach to healthcare due to its wide ranging and cumulative benefits. Pleasant to drink and containing a unique combination of valuable plant constituents, honey bush over time reinforces the body’s vigor and vitality. The companion herbs in this formula accentuate its flavour and enhance its tonifying effects. Goji berry, said by Traditional Chinese Medicine to “brighten the eyes,” and Tulsi, Ayurveda’s “incomparable one,” are both revered by their respective cultures as daily rejuvenators for body and mind.
Honey Bush is a mild detoxiﬁer and immune booster, traditionally used to soothe and relax. Drink it as part of a daily practice because it contains tonifying plant compounds and nutrients. It is a broad-spectrum panacea that builds health in a consistent and pervasive manner. Enjoy this Elixir as an agreeble substitute for your morningdose of caffeine, throughout the day as sweet refreshment and in the evening as a gentle nightcap. Make Honey Rose a regular part of your life and reap its many beneﬁts as it restores your reservoirs of good health.