A cup of honey bush tea with a tea strainer on the brim of the cup
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Easy-to-Make Honeybush Tea Recipe

Relish the healthy, caffeine-free red tea imbued with a lot of nutrients!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Beverage
Cuisine: Mediterranean
Keyword: honeybush, honeybush tea
Appliance: Stove
Servings: 2 cups
Author: Ishani Bose


  • 1 tbsp honeybush tea leaves
  • 6-8 ounce water
  • 1 tsp honey


  • To make honeybush tea, put 6-8 ounce of water to boil in a pan.
  • Once the water boils, let it sit for some 1-2 minutes.
  • Now, add one tablespoon of honeybush leaves to the water and let it steep for 6-7 minutes.
  • Pour the brewed tea into a cup and enjoy! If you want, you can add a spoonful of raw honey.
    A cup of honeybush tea surrounded by dried honeybush tea leaves and a strainer kept by the side


You can also make an iced tea version of the same. To it, you can stir in lemon zest and a teaspoon of honey to enhance the flavor. You can garnish the drink with fresh honeybush flowers to give the overall taste of the tea a boost.