Fresh Rosehip Tea Recipe

Would you like some refreshing tea packed with many medicinal benefits? Try this Fresh Rosehip Tea Recipe – you will simply love it for sure as it gives a fruity hint of floral zest to lightly spiced hot tea. Fresh Rosehip Tea is a mild, piquant, and fruity beverage that is super easy to make at home. This medicinal tea is prepared with the fruit of rose bushes, which is a rich source of vitamins A, B, C, E and K. Moreover; it contains pectin and organic acids.

Besides the delicious sips, Fresh Rosehip Tea is you best home remedy against various health issues.  For example, it is good in battling cough, strengthening immune system, dealing with digestive issues, combating various fever related issues and flushing out the kidneys and urinary tract, relieving the mild rheumatic pain. Make this Fresh Rosehip Tea Recipe a part of your home menu as it is kids’ friendly and a sugar-free alternative to flavored juices.

Prep time: 5 min
Cook time: 5 to 10 min
Total time: 10 to 20 min
Yield: 01 serving
Utensils: Medium saucepan, large bowl, and Fine mesh strainer, and a large mug

Calories: 45
Fat: 0 g
Cholesterol: 0 mg

Dried rose hips: 1/3 cup
Cold water: 1 quart
Dried lemon balm or mint: 1 tablespoon
Granulated sugar: 1 tablespoon
Fresh lemon juice – optional: 1 tablespoon
Coffee mugs – optional: 4
Some rose hips for garnishing – optional


  • 1

    Place 1/3 cup of dried rose hips in a medium saucepan.

  • 2

    Add in 1 tablespoon of dried lemon balm or mint and top with 1 quart of cold water. Cover the saucepan, place it over medium range heat and bring it to boil.

  • 3

    Once the rose hips’ mixture starts boiling; reduce the heat range to lower medium and let it simmer for the next few 5 to 10 minutes until it changes color.

  • 4

    Remove the sauce pan from heat, unseal it and carefully pour the mixture into a large bowl, using a strainer to separate the rose hips and the other herbs.

  • 5

    Add 1 tablespoon of granulated sugar to the tea and stir until it dissolves completely.

  • 6

    Now, you can add in 1 tablespoon of fresh lemon juice or about 4 coffee mugs for taste.

  • 7

    Pour the Fresh Rosehip Tea into a large mug or cup, garnish with some fresh rose hips and serve warm.

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