Rose hips are a naturally rich source of vitamin C along with being caffeine-free. Rose hips are the edible seed pod (AKA the fruit) of the rose plant. While all seed pods are technically edible, rose hips are most often consumed when steeped as a tea. They have been sought after for decades as a cure for scurvy and other ailments. The roots and leaves of the rose plant have also been used in teas to prevent colds and flu.
Tart, Floral, Medicinal
Brew with a water temperature of 212°F (100°C) for 5-8 minutes.
Great with the addition of a sweetener or other herbals like hibiscus when brewed!