Rose is the symbol of beauty and is a very widely used decoration flower. This fragrant and beautiful flower has medicinal benefits also, and is packed with more vitamin C than even oranges! Rose tea is prepared with the dried or fresh rose buds or even rose petals and the rose hip. Boil some water and remove this boiling water from the heat. Now add in buds, petals or rose hip and let it steep for 5-10 minutes. Strain and add flavors like lemon, or honey, or drink it just as it is.
The Health Benefits Of Rose Tea Are-
The antioxidants in rose tea protect the heart from attacks and strokes by aiding in the smooth functioning of the arteries and the blood vessels. It can neutralize radical activity and protect the heart from oxidative stress.
A mild laxative rose tea stimulates the production of bile in the stomach that aids in better digestion. It provides a healthy environment for the good bacteria to thrive in and also help in managing the fats in the body.
Urinary Tract Infections
Rose tea is diuretic and increases the urine frequency helping in the expulsion of toxins out of the body. It fights and eliminates all bacteria and germs that cause UTI and helps in protecting th bladder from infections.
Kidney stones and blockages can also be prevented by the rose tea intake.
Drinking rose tea can relax frayed nerves and calm an anxious mind.
Rose tea is a mild sedative which helps in improving disturbed sleep and is an anti-depressant and can treat problems like insomnia, tiredness and anxiety.
Liver And Gall Bladder Cleanser
Rose tea can improve bile production and increase the functioning of a sluggish liver.
This tea is a laxative and helps in smooth removal of waste and toxins from the body and thereby cleanses the liver of toxic accumulation.
Colds And Flu
The vitamin C in roses helps in protecting the body from cold, sore throat and flu. Add honey to this tea to enhance its benefits and strengthen the resistance power of the body.
The high levels of vitamin C in rose help in protecting the collagen which are the building blocks of the cells in the skin. They defy age by preventing fine lines and wrinkles and keep the skin elastic and firm. Hence the appearance of age line can be prevented with the regular drinking of this tea.
Rose tea is an antiseptic tonic and can reduce the redness caused in the eye. It eradicates all bacterial invasions and disinfects the organs to eliminate the infection.
People suffering from acne and skin breakouts should incorporate rose tea in their diet as it cleanses the system and removes toxins.
The antioxidants and vitamin C in rose tea builds the immune system of the body and protects it from infections and germs invading the body. Even chronic an dfatal diseases can be prevented with the intake of rose tea.
Drinking rose tea alleviates the symptoms of mentstrual cycle namely cramps and mood swings. Drink this tea regularly for 6 months to experience a significantly lesser intensity of muscle cramps and pain. Anxiety, restlessnes and sleeplessness associated with mentrual problems are also lessened with the regular intake of this tea.
Drink rose tea to lose weight. It is sugar-free and has very low calories that helps in maintaining a balanced weight in the body.