Rose Tea

These flowers make a soft fragrant brew that is light-tasting, and refreshing. Often, rose tea is brewed from whole petals of roses that have matured or young buds. Rose tea can help relieve some of the symptoms of menstruation such as cramping, according to the 2005 study published in the “Journal of Midwifery and Women’s Health.” Due to its Vitamin C content this tea can also provides support for your immune system, and it aids in the production of collagen, a protein essential for healthy skin and hair. This infusion of Rosebud and rose petal tea has been used in Chinese medicine for over 5,000 years.

Benefits.

  • Eases depression
  • Soothes the nerves
  • Helps with  circulation.
  • Reduces indigestion.
  • Releves menstruation

According to a report filed with the Food and Drug Administration, rose plants have high levels of vitamin C in raw form.Vitamin C boosts the immune system, promotes healthy skin and bones and helps the body absorb iron.

Method.

 This recipe can also be made with fresh pesticide free roses, but I find it easier to find the dried rose buds in my local market. Use 2 Tablespoons of organic dried rosebuds.
Add boiling water and steep for 20 minutes, the longer the steep, the more beneficial the effects of the tea.

dried-rose

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