Home > Daily-tips Updated 10 February 2014 Stay cool with rooibos Nothing beats a tall glass of iced rooibos tea on a hot summer's day. Rooibos is the perfect thirst quencher and packed with antioxidants. 0 Shutterstock Nothing beats a tall glass of iced rooibos tea on a hot summer's day. Rooibos is the perfect thirst quencher and drinking up to six cups a day - hot or cold - will boost your health as it's packed with antioxidants and free of caffeine and preservatives. Best of all, it has a great taste and is proudly South African.Making a simple rooibos iced tea is straightforward: - Make one litre of rooibos tea by adding four to six teabags to boiling water. Allow to draw for 5 to 10 minutes to enjoy full health benefits. - Sweeten with honey, stirring until dissolved - Leave in the fridge overnight - Serve as is, with mint, lemon, orange or with your favourite fruit juice. - You can also have fun by adding your own combination of spices, fruit and fruit juice depending on your taste.Check out these great iced rooibos tea recipes(Photo of woman drinking iced tea from Shutterstock) More: Daily-tips advertisement Read Health24’s Comments Policy Comment on this story 0 comments Comments have been closed for this article. Logout Comment 0 characters remaining Share on Facebook Loading comments... Other news Medical Holidays hike heart attack risk Lifestyle 'Adaptive surfing is the best thing that’s ever happened to me' Medical Breaking the smoking-drinking connection Parenting Try small 'bites' to get kids to exercise Fitness How to maximise your rest days even when you’re totally wrecked Medical After a spouse's death, sleep woes increase health risks From our sponsors Dementia and Incontinence: what you need to know Tell-tale signs you need a mattress upgrade Keen to win a R2 000 voucher? Good health begins in your gastrointestinal tract Live healthier Smoking dangers » Hubbly hooking lots of young adults on tobacco Hookah smokers are inhaling benzene Many young adults misinformed about hookahs Hookah pipes far from harmless, study warns In addition to toxic substances from tobacco and nicotine, hookah smoke exposes users to charcoal combustion products, including large amounts of carbon monoxide. Managing incontinence » 5 avoidable triggers that can make urinary incontinence worse Urinary incontinence is a manageable condition – here are a few common triggers of urinary leakage.