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Rose Hip Tea Benefits.

Welcome back to my site! I hope your day is off to a great start, In this post as you can see from the title You’re going to read my take on why rosehip tea is the best tea out there, plus why it’s so good for you 🙂 Enjoy.

 Rose Hip tea Benefits is the place to be! Keep reading to find out why. Dried rosebuds can be used to make a soothing herbal tea by brewing it in hot or cold water.

Rose Hip Tea Benefits (What is it? and why do you say it’s good for us?)

  • Rosehip tea is a herbal tea made by steeping dried rosebuds and petals in water. Herbal tea can also be called an infusion or a tisane.
  • This tea is always Naturally caffeine-free.
  • All roses are edible but look for food-grade rosebuds to make sure they weren’t treated with pesticides.
  • Roses from the flower shop shouldn’t be made into tea. The cut roses from a florist are loaded with chemicals.
  • Rose Hips are full of flavor and if you want to read a further study about this tea go for it.

Rose Hip Tea Benefits.

1. Boosts Immunity

Rosehip tea contains high amounts of vitamins that help fend off the common cold and flu. This tea contains particularly large amounts of vitamin C and vitamin A, which support the immune system. The vitamin C content is also responsible for the tangy, sweet flavor of this herbal remedy.

Rosehip tea, like green tea, also contains high amounts of antioxidants and flavor noids that support immune health. These antioxidants fight off free radicals that can cause oxidative stress and a host of health problems. This tea also contains vitamin E, a powerful antioxidant that protects against premature aging and other degenerative diseases.

2. Digestive Aid

Rosehip tea boasts anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe stomach muscles to prevent stomach cramps, heartburn, and bloating. This tea also helps improve the absorption of nutrients thanks to the high concentration of antioxidants. Rosehip tea also contains flavonoids that form complexes with digestive enzymes to help break down food more efficiently.

Rosehip tea also contains triterpene acids that fight off pathogens that can cause upset stomach and diarrhea. These compounds include saponins that inhibit the spread of pathogens and protect digestive health which I am sure is something you were hoping to look for.

3. May Aid With Weight Loss

Drinking rose hip tea may help manage weight and accelerate your weight loss. This Tea is great and being so helpful, right?

4. Support Heart Health

Rosehip tea may protect against cardiovascular including heart attack and blood clots. The anti-inflammatory properties of rosehip tea help to reduce inflammation in arteries and blood vessels to improve circulation. This helps to regulate blood pressure and decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.

Rosehip tea may also lower cholesterol as well, which is something I never knew till I studied about this plant as thinking of writing this post.

5. May Prevent Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rosehip tea has anti-inflammatory properties that can prevent pains associated with sore muscles and joints.

OK, Now one thing that I need to tell you about is this. There is a side effect of this tea (Yikes) Here is what I found out.

Interactions With Medications

Herbal teas might interact with certain medications including those for type 2 diabetes. Always ask our doctor before using rosehip tea if you have a serious medical condition.

Ingesting large amounts of vitamin C may also increase the risk of developing kidney stones. If you have a kidney condition, seek medical advice before drinking rosehip tea.

Allergies and Irritation: Rosehip tea may cause allergic reactions in individuals sensitive to the plant. Avoid drinking this tea if you have known rose hip allergies. People who use rose hips in moisturizing skincare products or as topical face washes should use caution as the herb may cause irritation and redness.

OK now that you know the Health Benefits and side effects. *Side note* I don’t tell you the side effects to scare you but it’s good to know what is good and bad before you try something new, like this tea. Right? OK, now that you know let’s get to the recipe.

Rose Hip Tea Benefits: Brewing guide


TEA: 1 tablespoon loose cut dried rosebuds

WATER: 1 cup (8 fl. oz.)


STEEP TIME: 5 minutes


TEA: 1 tablespoon loose cut dried rosebuds

WATER: 1 cup (8 fl. oz.)


STEEP TIME: 12 hours



  • Rosebuds (either bags or loose) I use mostly Bags because I don’t have loose just yet.
  • Filtered water
  • Electric kettle with a temperature setting


  • Rosebuds
  • Filtered water
  • Teapot with strainer
  • Ice

Rose Hip Tea Benefits (Recipe time!!)

STEP 1: Boil water.

Use tap water, boil the water, for about 5-10 minutes. The better the water tastes, the better your rose tea will taste.

Tea Tip: If you’re a serious tea drinker, get an electric kettle with a temperature setting so that you can brew tea using the correct water temperature and if you don’t know exactly what temperature you should boil, click here for my brew chart!

I set the water in the electric kettle to 170 to 175 F. Make sure you boil some extra water to warm your teapot. For any other tea, you going to make.

STEP 2: Roughly chop dried rosebuds.
Cutting the rosebuds in half, or giving it a rough chop makes it easier for the water to infuse and extract the flavor.

STEP 3: Warm up the teapot.
Pour boiled water into your teapot and swirl the water around. Pour out the water.

This step is always included when I want to brew tea properly. Warming the teapot keeps the tea water nice and hot so the tea flavor can be as pure as possible.

STEP 4: Put cut dried rose buds into the teapot and add hot water.
Measure out the rosebuds before you chop.

STEP 5: Cover teapot and steep for 5 minutes.
I find 5 minutes to 10 minutes to be the ideal brew time for most herbal teas, but rose tea has a gentle flavor and can be steeped for longer if you wish.

The tea won’t get bitter or too strong if you brew it for longer than 5 minutes, Whew. Keep your teapot covered to keep the water, make sure it’s nice and hot.

Tea Tip: Brew herbals like rose tea in glass teapots so you can see the pretty buds and see the tea change color as it steeps.

STEP 6: Strain rose buds and pour the hot tea into a teacup.

If you like your tea sweet, add sugar, honey. I don’t do any kind of sweet in my teas but if you like your sweet use either one I have said.

The best way to make iced tea is to make it before bed, it’s best when the flavor is kept in the fridge overnight when brewed this way.
Rose Hip Tea Benefits


STEP 1:Roughly chop dried rosebuds.

Measure out the dried rosebuds then cut each in half or roughly chop.

The rosebuds are fairly small and tightly closed so cutting them helps the water reach into the petal layers.

STEP 2: Put dried rosebuds and water in a pitcher or glass container.

Add cool or room temperature water into a pitcher and add in rosebuds.

Use tap for the best tasting cold-brewed tea.

STEP 3: Cover the pitcher and put it in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours.

Herbal tea, like rose tea, can be left to steep for up to 24 hours without getting bitter or too strong.

If you make a lot of cold brew tea, get a cold brew glass pitcher.

STEP 4: Strain rose buds and pour tea into a cup.

Cold-brewed tea is already chilled so adding ice is optional.

If you want to sweeten your iced rose tea, use simple syrup. It’s easiest to mix into your cold tea since it’s a liquid.

You can make simple syrup at home by mixing equal parts of sugar and hot water until the sugar dissolves.

Yet another Tea Tip:

  • Use dried rosebuds for a more flavorful cup.
  • Rough chop or cut rosebuds before steeping in water.
  • A glass teapot is great for making rose tea so you can see the beautiful flowers in the water.
  • Try adding a couple of dried rosebuds to your green tea or black tea to give it a light floral flavor.

Questions about Rose Hip Tea Benefits.

What does rose tea taste like?

Rose tea tastes soft, floral (not a surprise much), smooth, and a little sweet.

Is there caffeine?

There’s no caffeine in roses so there’s no caffeine in rose tea perfect for your bedtime tea.

Do I use loose tea, tea sachets, or tea bags?

Use dried rose buds for the best-tasting tea. I do use bags mostly but it’s up to the person who is making this, you may like it both ways. Just try one and if you want to make more another time try it loses or with dried buds.

Can I make rose tea from roses from my garden?

Yes, as long as they’re free of pesticides and chemical-free.

Is rose tea a real tea?

Rose tea isn’t real tea. The real tea is a tea made from the leaves of the camellia Sinensis plant. Herbal teas, like rose tea, are not real tea since they come from different plants.

Rose Hip Tea Benefits (recipe 2)

PREP TIME: 2 mins

STEEP TIME: 5 mins


YIELD: 1 serving


  • 1 cup water + more to warm teapot
  • 1 tablespoon dried rosebuds


  • Boil water. If using an electric it is best with a kettle with a temperature setting, set it to 208°F. Boil a little more water than needed so that it can be used to warm up the teapot. Filtered water is best.
  • Roughly chop dried rosebuds. Roughly chop or cut each rosebud in half. Naturally, the rosebuds are fairly small and tightly closed so cutting it helps the water reach into the petal layers.
  • Warm-up the teapot. Pour some hot water into a teapot and swirl it around to warm it up. Discard the water.
  • Put cut rosebuds into the teapot and add hot water.
  • Cover teapot and steep for 5 minutes.
  • Strain rose buds and pour hot tea into a teacup.


1. Roughly chop dried rosebuds.

2. Put dried rosebuds and cool or room temperature water in a pitcher or glass container. Filtered water is best for a better-tasting iced tea.

3. Cover the pitcher and put in the refrigerator for at least 12 hours.

4. Strain rose buds and pour tea into a cup. Ice is optional since the tea is already cold.

TO SWEETEN ICED TEA To sweeten rose tea, use simple syrup. You can easily make simple syrup at home by mixing equal parts sugar (or honey, date syrup, or brown sugar) and hot water until sugar dissolves.

Are you still with me? If so I am so glad you are, I have something to say. First off, thank you so much for taking the time to read about Rose Hip Tea Benefits!

I do hope you give me your feedback soon on Rose Hip Tea Benefits, two is. Please, please let me know if you liked this site. And I have another one I would like to send you too. Check it out. My mom is the admin of this site, she is talking to those who are taking care of the older family members in your family. It’s very well thought through and I love reading it as I enjoy my first cup of tea in the morning. It’s kinda like an email you get in the morning you know, the newsletter 🙂

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