There is no any other flower in the world then Rose which draws our attention and makes us stop for a while to admire its beauty again and again. Delicate and elegant it surely can be called the queen of the garden. But apart from visual ecstatic pleasure, rose may be used as a great beverage, packed with lots of vitamins and minerals.
Rose tea, is a beautifully relaxing warm drink made with either dried or fresh rose petals. The delicate pink flowers create a fragrant tasting and smelling brew. The long list of rose tea benefits is a result of the high concentration of vitamins, various minerals and antioxidants.
This list includes ability to boost the immune system, speed healing, ease menstrual pains, improve digestion, detoxify the body. Beautifully fragrant and delicious, this tea is a brilliant soother helping to ease sore throats and melt away stress and anxieties due to its lifting moods aromatherapy uses.
Antiseptic, antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties make rose petals tea an ideal remedy for many skin conditions. Packed with vitamin A and Vitamin E, the two powerful antioxidants, this drink impacts the skin in a positive way. Along with hydrating the skin and tightening it, it gives a new lease of life to the skin.
Here are some of our favorite herbal uses of rose petals, apart from brewing tea:
Rose Water: Soak fresh rose petals in water overnight. Strain and use as an astringent face wash or mouthwash, antimicrobial gargle or eye wash. This cooling water can also be used to soothe sunburns.
Rose Vinegar: Fill a jar with fresh rose petals and cover with vinegar. Let sit at least a few days. Straining is optional, and you can use this as a salad dressing or vinaigrette base if you wish.
Rose Honey: Fill a jar with fresh or dried rose petals and cover with raw honey. Let sit at least a few days. Straining is optional. Use where your taste buds desire a little sweet treat!
Skin care: Rose petals are known for being an effective anti-allergen. Allow the brewed rose petals to cool down completely and use this cooled variant to rinse of the area subjected to rashes and allergies.
Find Rose petals in our herbal MON CHERI Tisane - Nourishing beauty elixir to keep you hydrated and full of essential nutrients that may help the skin to be healthy and nurtured.
Start brewing rose petal tea right away and enjoy that fragrant taste of this cup of health!