WHAT IS PINK ROSE TEA?
Rose bud tea is made from the rose petals of a variety of rose plants. There are hundreds of different types of roses and each one tastes a little different. The most common are red rose and pink rose flowers.
The most flavourful teas are made from organic rose buds. That’s because organic teas are free from chemicals in pesticides that can alter the natural flavour of herbal teas. Rose flower tea is different from rose hips tea in that the fresh flowers are used to brew rose tea while rosehip is made using the fruit that grows after the flower petals have fallen off the plant.
Rose bud tea has also been used in Chinese medicine and other alternative healthcare as a treatment for various ailments. It was introduced to China during the Han Dynasty. The rosehip was combined with unopened sprout buds in the teapot for their cooling and healing properties.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF PINK ROSE
The polyphenols in rose tea have been shown to reduce the risk of heart disease, diabetes, obesity, and cognitive diseases. One study found that the anti-inflammatory activity in powdered rose petals is as effective as medicines like aspirin or ibuprofen.
1. Ease pain: Rose buds pink is able to stimulate the brain to release endorphins, which will significantly decrease pain levels.
2. Relaxation: Rose buds pink is able to decrease blood pressure, heart rates, breathing rates, cortisol levels, and blood oxygen levels. This allows the feeling of relaxation.
3. Treat acne: Rose buds pink have the ability to kill acne-causing bacteria due to its anti-inflammatory properties. It contains can also help to calm down redness and irritation that sometimes coincides with acne.
4. Reduce symptoms of menopause: Due to the healing properties present in rose buds pink, it may help to balance hormones in women that are experiencing menopause. This could include helping to alleviate mood swings, hot flashes, and pain associated with menopause.
5. Good for skincare: Rose buds pink contains many important vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants that are vital for the skin. This may help with wound care or soothing irritated skin.
PINK ROSE TEA NUTRITIONAL VALUE
Rose petals are a good source of:
• Vitamin C
• Vitamin A
• Vitamin E
Rose petals are also high in phytonutrients, plant compounds with antioxidant properties. Research shows that phytochemicals can help stop the formation of cancer cells and protect your body from cancer-like changes. Some scientists believe that getting enough of these in your diet can reduce the risk of cancer by up to 40%.
It contains Vitamins E and C, which are some of the best vitamins to promote healthy skin, especially when taken together. Rose tea contains high amounts of Vitamin C, an antioxidant vital to our body’s healing process and its ability to fight off infection.
WHAT DOES PINK ROSE TEA TASTE LIKE?
In general, rose bud tea has a mildly sweet taste and a lingering aftertaste that entices taste buds for minutes after each sip.
HOW TO BREW PINK ROSE TEA
Water temperature: 90-100 degrees
Amount: 1 teaspoon of flower buds per 250 mL water
Steeping time: 5-10 minutes
Approx. refills: 2-4 times
WHAT CAN I DO WITH PINK ROSE TEA?
Popular ways to use pink rose tea are to:
Mix it with black or green tea
Add in sugar or milk or honey
PINK ROSE TEA FOOD PAIRINGS
Pink rose is perfectly paired with cocktail by adding white tea, tonic water and gin
Hisbiscus, beetroot or raspberries
Hojicha rose latte
Pink rose tea mainly contains polyphenols — powerful antioxidants that may help to support the immune system and prevent serious disease. Pink rose contain as many polyphenols as green tea