Centuries ago, Chinese sailors chewed ginger to ward off seasickness. Tea steeped from ginger is commonly used to combat illness and anti-nausea. This lovely herbal blend carefully mixes the sweet, earthy nature of rooibos with the peppy palate of ginger.
Rooibos comes from the rugged slopes of the Western Cape Mountains in South Africa. In 1772, botanist Carl Humberg discovered that the locals of the Cape's Cedarberg region made a sweet tasting "tea" of the indigenous "red bush" plant. They picked the stems and leaves, bruised them with hammers, left them in piles to ferment and dry in the sun.