Red Rose Petals and Buds have no caffeine, so it’s safe to drink at any time of the day as a tea.
This infusion of rose petals and buds has been part of Chinese medicine for more than 5,000 years. Many benefits are recorded, including easing depression, soothing nerves, benefitting circulation and reducing indigestion. Rose petals and buds made into a tea is considered a miracle herbal, particularly for women. Often called, “lady’s tea”, it has remarkable health benefits for women. Roses provide an excellent natural treatment for PMS and menstrual cramps. It reduces breast tenderness and even balances endocrine disorders. Rose petals and buds have high levels of vitamin C in raw form, according to a report filed with the Food and Drug Administration. Vitamin C boosts the immune system, promotes healthy skin and bones and helps the body absorb iron. Rose petals and buds are also high in other antioxidants called catechin polyphenols, particularly epigallocatechin gallate, known as EGCG. Antioxidants are molecules that help protect our body from free-radical damage.
HOW TO MAKE ROSE TEA
Use 1 to 2 teaspoons of Petals & Buds for 1 cup of water that has been heated to just before boiling (194 to 203 F) Allow the tea to steep for two to three minutes, and then strain. You can sweeten rose tea with cane sugar or raw honey, or drink it plain.
FLAVOR & COLOR
When infused into tea or dishes, but they taste earthy and floral, with a slight sweetness to them. Some people liken the flavor of rose petals to strawberries.
To preserve freshness, aroma, and potency, our teas and herbs are packaged in a convenient stand-up pouch with re-sealable zipper closure.