Rose tea is a delicious tea made using rose blossoms or rose hips. This tea (sometimes referred to as rose hip tea) can be made using fresh or dried flowers. We will see a tutorial on how to make rose tea using dried rose flowers.

This tea has various amazing benefits:

  • Reduces menstrual cramps
  • Treats rheumatoid arthritis
  • Improves immunity
  • Clears up acne and nourishes skin
  • Helps to regulate insulin levels

And many more… Head over to this post for detailed write-up on the benefits of this amazing tea.

How to make rose tea with dried blossoms – DIY

  • 2 tablespoons Dried rose blossoms (You can also use fresh blossoms if available.)
  • 2 teaspoons Honey (Always use organic honey for optimum health benefits.)
  1. This fragrant tea requires just two key ingredients – Dried rose flowers or hips and honey. You could use palm sugar instead of honey, but honey tastes better.
  2. Take two to three tablespoons of dried rose blossoms in an infuser.
  3. Pour boiling hot water into the infuser till the blossoms are fully soaked.
  4. Allow the flowers to steep in for 8 – 10 minutes or more depending on the quantity of dried flowers you have used.
  5. Remove the infuser and squeeze with your fingertips to strain well.
  6. You can see that the flowers have lost their colour.
  7. Add two teaspoons of honey and stir well while the tea is still hot.
  8. Pour into a tea cup and…
  9. Enjoy!

If you do not have a tea pot, you can use the below method to make this tea.

  1. Boil water in a vessel.
  2. Add the dried flowers to boiling water.
  3. Allow it to boil for 4 – 5 minutes.
  4. Switch off.
  5. Allow to steep in for 5 minutes.
  6. Strain well with a strainer.
  7. Add honey, stir and drink!

Ramya Srinivasan, PDGBA, earned her Master’s degree in Business. As a result of her passion in native medicine, she got her Diploma in Traditional Siddha Medicine from Bharat Sevak Samaj registered under the Indian Planning Commission. She is certified by Stanford University School of Medicine in Introduction to Food and Health.