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Apple Blossom Tea with Rose Petal

While the weather is getting warmer, we craved for something light and sweet fragrance. Therefore you might like to try this Apple Blossom Tea with Rose Petal – it has a refreshing and nice taste. 

What? Apple Blossom? While many people don’t know, they are edible and it can be made into tea. This flower has a white trumpet shape and is very beautiful. It originates from China, it’s similar to the western flower. It has a beautiful texture and colour, which made us in love with Apple Blossom. It has the functions of nourishing blood or relieving neuralgia, improving eyesight, removing acne and whitening.

It best collocation will be Apple Blossom, Rose and Orange Blossom (not able to get it this time due to out-of-stock), three kinds of flowers with tea, unique taste, can nourish the blood, promote blood circulation, regulate blood qi, and relieve depression, regulate endocrine and nourish the uterus. Ladies who often experience menstrual pain may wish to drink more.

Understand their Benefits

Do you know the effect of the combination of Apple Blossoms and Roses? Long-term drinking of rose blossom apple blossom and tea brewed together can break down greasy and reduce fat accumulation in the body. At the same time, it can fully supplement plant fibre and let the body, gradually becoming thinner, can make the formerly obese body slimmer. 

Apple Blossom
Apple Blossom has the effects of moisturizing the lungs, delighting the heart, promoting body fluids, appetizing, and sobering wine. It can prevent high blood pressure, and apple phenol can also inhibit allergic reactions and have a certain anti-allergy effect.

We also learned that it has the effects of invigorating blood, detoxifying, treating pimples, acne and nourishing beauty. But it does not just benefit the ladies. It helping individuals to improve their digestion, strengthening the liver and promoting blood circulation, strengthening the stomach and regulating intestines.

Rose Petals
Who does love rose petals, it smells amazing and the sweet fragrance helps one to relax! There are hundreds of types of rose but Drinking rose tea is a great source of vitamins and antioxidants. It is also free of caffeine, sugar, and calories. It contains Vitamins E and C, which are some of the best vitamins to promote healthy skin, especially when taken together. 

While you can use fresh rose petal for this tea, but to our convenient, we got the rosebud in the herbal store. There are many kinds of rosebud, it provides different aroma and colour to the tea. For this recipe, we got the Austria Rosebud which has a bright purplish pink colour. To keep the rosebud longer keep it away from the sunlight and in a dry and cool place.

Rinse the teacup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 teaspoons for every 500ml of water. Infuse in hot water at 90°c (194°F) to 95°c (203°F) for 2 to 4 minutes for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.

Put an appropriate amount of dried scented tea into the teapot, add two portions of full boiled water, shake it several times and pour it out quickly.

Pour the boiling water 80% full again, cover the cup and let it stand for 10 minutes, and drink at a suitable temperature. If honey is needed, add it after the tea is cool down.

Do take note

Although Apple Blossom Tea with Rose Petal has many benefits to the human body, there are also many contraindications when it is taken orally. The most important gastrointestinal dysfunction should not have it, otherwise, it will increase the burden on the stomach. People with low blood pressure should not drink Apple Blossom Tea. Contrarily, the blood pressure will drop further, and people will have physical discomfort due to low blood pressure.

Flora and herbs tea is great but doesn’t intake just single type, try a variety for the different benefits and it will help to build one body stronger. We hope that you enjoyed the Osmanthus Longan Tea we shared previous week and rejoining us for more of our favourite flora and herbal drink.

xoxo, Angela.

Apple Flower Tea with Rose Petal

Ingredients

  • 2 tbsp of apple blossom

  • 1 tbsp of rose petals

  • 1 tbsp of honey

Method

  • Rinse the teacup and teapot with hot water. Use about 2 teaspoons for every 500ml of water. Infuse in hot water at 90°c (194°F) to 95°c (203°F) for 2 to 4 minutes for the first and second brewing. Gradually increase steeping time and temperature for subsequent brewing.
  • Put an appropriate amount of dried scented tea into the teapot, add two portions of full boiled water, shake it several times and pour it out quickly.
  • Pour the boiling water 80% full again, cover the cup and let it stand for 10 minutes, and drink at a suitable temperature. If honey is needed, add it after the tea is cool down.

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