The Benefits of Rose Tea, with Phoebus Tian

Rose bud tea at Gazelli House, house of wellbeing in South Kensington London

Rose bud tea at Gazelli House, house of wellbeing in South Kensington London

Throughout history and across the world, rose has been widely used to treat stomach aches, joint pain, and some chronic inflammatory diseases. Our master of acupuncture and oriental medicine, Phoebus Tian, reveals just 5 of the benefits of this majestic and powerful flower:

Antioxidant Properties

Rose petals are a rich source of phenolic compounds, which have great antioxidant properties. It may prevent or slow damage to cells caused by free radicals. (Koczka, 2018)

Anti-Stress Effects

Rose has been used in China for thousands of years as a natural anti-stress herb. One extensive study published in 2016 has shown rose can be used to treat stress and help combat insomnia. (Na, 2016)

Anti-Inflammatory

Studies have found that rose has anti-inflammatory properties, owing to phenolic compounds and polysaccharide that ease inflammation. (Olech,2019) 

Antibacterial Properties

Rose oil has been proven to fight against up to 7 common bacterial strains. Our Rose Tea has been dried slowly to preserve essential oils. (Hu, 2009)

Heart Health

Rose is high in flavonoids that have benefits for heart health, lowering the risk of heart disease and stroke (Hou, 2016)