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 Diet and nutrition Foods that will make you feel full faster Fitness Even age 80 is not too late to begin exercising Medical WATCH: Blood pressure in our 30s has lasting impacts Lifestyle WATCH: Is 5G slowly killing us? Medical Scientists discover new way fat harms your arteries Diet and nutrition 9 common mistakes people make when it comes to weight loss, according to a celeb trainer Live healthier Heart health » 5 women share exactly what it feels like to have a heart attack 'I felt like I had a pill stuck in my throat.' Diet & Nutrition » 8 benefits of gherkin juice that will make you want to drink some ASAP Goodbye, salt craving.