Rose Hip Tea – Sweet-tart fruit of the rose. Delightful, Unexpected. Blends well

$14.47

Enjoy the sweet-tart flavor of  rose hips – the deliciously unexpected tea. Rose hips are the fruit of the rose, the seed-filled pod hidden beneath the rose petals. Just add a teaspoon or two to hot water and steep. Rose hips also pair nicely with elder berry, hibiscus, chamomile or other  flavorful teas.

 

Feeling experimental?  You can also use rose hips in potpourri mixes and as a sweet-tart jam.

 

As for the medicinal value of rose hips? Rose hips contain Vitamin C and have long been thought to ease numerous health problems such as stomach problems, gallstones, urinary infections and sciatica.

 

Comes in a 9 ounce jar – makes about 15 cups, depending on taste. Includes one of True Treats’ own Tea Guides.

 

At True Treats, we research the history of the foods you love. We are not doctors and can only report in on the medical uses of the past. Want to know the medicinal value of botanicals? Ask your doctor. Want to know the history? Ask us!

Description

Rose hips are the young fruit of the rose bush and are popular as a tea or a tea blend. Roses have inhabited the earth for 35 million years. They were first cultivated by the Chinese 5,000 years ago and have held a place in the human heart ever since. They’ve been used as symbols of love, beauty, and war, and. The culinary use of roses – as rose syrup, rose water, candied rose petals, rose comfits, and rose tea – spread throughout the world from the ancient Greeks and Arabs to 18th century American Colonists.

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