Red tea contains some of the same fat-fighting, disease-prevention antioxidants that helped green tea soar in worldwide popularity. It also contains no caffeine so there is no risk of suffering sleeplessness or nervous jitters. Red tea isn’t actually a tea. All natural tees – green, black, white and oolong – come from a single plant called Camellia sinensis. Red tea is an herbal drink made from the rooibos plant. Rooibos grows in the Cedarberg Mountain of South Africa. It has been used as a fold remedy for treating colic, malignancies and inflammation. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, red tea is a rich source of antioxidants.