Rose-hip Tea, deriving from a plant that comes from the rose family, rose- hips are fruits normally red or orange and looks swollen with a bit of sour and sweet taste that is normally mixed with a variety of other herbal teas and have been used in Scandinavia for a number of years. (Rose-hips are the fruits of the wild rose plants).
Let’s take a look at the history of Rose-Hip Tea?
Rose-hip, have long been used in traditional medicine to treat or prevent a variety of illnesses. Rose-hip, is rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, vitamin K, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B3, vitamin B5, beta-carotene, bioflavonoids, pectin, calcium, potassium, manganese, zinc, sulphur and selenium. With so many benefits from one tea, you will surely get a healthier body. The history of Rose-hips dates back as far as ancient Persia and was carried to Rome and Greece after.
Recently, the herb is being used worldwide as medicine and in cosmetics. In China, rose-hip tea is used for the treatment of diarrhoea and other stomach ailments. All parts of the plant can be used to make tea (leaf and stem) and thus is more beneficial in order to treat ailments and common diseases.
Rose-hip tea, an excellent source of vitamin C have been proven to boost the immune system and is known as one of the best energizing teas on the market today. With no adverse side effects being recorded when the tea is consumed, it is a good choice to be a part of your daily diet. This remarkable tea is rich in anti-oxidants called flavonoids, which is known to protect the body from aging, inflammations and cancer.
Rose-hip tea is one of the most nutritious, refreshed, amazing beverage your body will ever encounter with. It is known to reduce the symptoms of fever, coughs, and protects the heart. The tea is so good that it lowers cholesterol levels and protects the body from strokes. Rose-hip tea is a good choice for oral health as it protects us from gingivitis, urinary tract infection, lowers high blood pressure, great remedy for sore throat and was considered a cooling tonic. This special tea also helps people with arthritis, when taken internally it can also heal cuts, bruises and insect bites. As far as used externally the tea can treat skin diseases like eczema and is beneficial in reducing scars.
A rich source of iron, rose-hip tea is beneficial to women with menstrual problems, like cramps and any other discomfort. Rose-hip tea comes in many forms, in supplements, capsules and tea bags the tea is simple made by pouring boiled water over two teaspoons of the blended tea and let it steep for a few minutes and can be sweetened with honey or lemon, to get better results, it is known to be best consumed at nights.