Do you also use green tea as it’s very famous because of its numerous benefits? All types of people (men and women, children and adults) can consume flower tea. It’s a type of remade tea with some benefits for beauty and health.
Types of Flower Tea
We can divide flower tea into
- Herbal tea
- Fragrant tea
- Flowering tea.
Every one of you must have tried jasmine tea at least once in your life. It’s a type of scented tea. Black, white, green, or oolong tea leaves are used to make a scented tea. It consists of flavors of rose, osmanthus, or jasmine flowers.
As you know scenting causes the tea leaves to absorb the fascinating aroma of fresh flowers and enhance the flavor by taking use of the good absorption and aroma-releasing abilities of tea leaves. In this way, the flavor of the tea is encouraged and includes both a flower flavor and a tea flavor.
Blooming Tea / Flower Tea
You must have heard of green tea. Our elders used the Fujian silver needle green tea or maofeng green tea, along with a variety of edible dried flowers. When brewed, the flower teas will spread into amazing, creative designs. Every flower tea has an auspicious name to convey the best wishes in addition to its various amazing appearances.
The flowers we use in flower teas mostly include marigolds, lilies, globe amaranth, osmanthus, jasmine, carnation, yellow chrysanthemum, rose, Trollius Chinensis, etc. Every flower has a different beneficial impact.
Process of Making Flowering Tea (Blooming Tea)
You must carefully select a specific quantity of dried flowers and green tea, such as Silver Needles or Maofeng, bundle the bottom, and place the dehydrated flower in the center. Then top it off with the tea outside.
Herbal Tea / Tisane
Any beverage you create from the infusion or decoction of plant material, including flower, stem, leaf, or even plant root, is referred to as herbal tea. It is herbal, not tea, to be exact. Because the term “tea” is generally restricted to the leaves of the Camellia sinensis. Herbal tea is popular among women since it has a positive impact on health and beauty.
Types of Herbal Tea
Among herbal teas, we use rose tea often. It has a captivating perfume and is nutrient-rich, particularly in Vitamin C, a natural antioxidant to free radicals and pollutants. Drinking rose tea benefits your blood circulation, internal secretion balance, and skin care. It is a top option for women.
Jasmine tea helps you to relieve anxiety and freshen you thanks to its clean, beautiful aroma.
Cinnamon aids you with cold and flu symptoms as it has warming qualities. When you feel worn out and restless, it also helps to settle your nerves.
The traditional use of lavender tea is to induce calm. Additionally, it relieves indigestion and your upset stomach. It has a nice aroma and vivid purple blooms.
Benefits of Drinking Flower Tea
Antioxidants, Vitamins, Minerals
Since flowers are so rich in antioxidants, vitamins, minerals, and amino acids, it stands to reason that flower tea is good for our health and wellness.
I should include that the vitamins A and C found in flower tea are essential for strengthening our immune systems. They also include minerals like manganese, potassium, and iron.
Flowers have qualities that reduce the risk of cancer and other diseases and can shield our bodies’ good proteins and cells from harm.
One of the most effective ways we use to reduce stress is to drink floral tea. Some flower teas can reduce cortisol levels, which is a stress hormone. Our nervous system is better controlled when this hormone is reduced as this reduces stress and anxiety in our bodies.
Teas made from flowers can help you improve your mental clarity. Concentration problems, anxiety, brain fog, sleeplessness, and generally impaired brain functioning are common in patients with mental diseases. Through antioxidants and minerals that support the brain, flower tea combats these symptoms in a variety of ways.
The substance acetylcholine is found in flowers like Butterfly Pea. It provides a natural “brain boost.” This substance improves memory, brain function, memory capacity, attention, serenity, and concentration.
Most of us have heard that we should drink a lot of tea when we are sick, which is excellent advice.
The numerous vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants found in flower tea are incredibly effective at enhancing our immune systems. Flower tea contains vitamin C, which is the vitamin that mostly enhances the immune system. It functions by stimulating the development of white blood cells, which aid the body in warding against illness.
Vitamin A has antioxidant qualities that support your immunity and promote healthy cell division, development, and reproduction. Antioxidants and antibacterial capabilities remove toxic germs from our bodies. Anti-inflammatory characteristics reduce pain and discomfort in your organs by increasing blood flow throughout your entire body.
Skin And Hair Care
We can use flowers topically as well as in tea to benefit our bodies in a variety of ways. It includes enhancing our skin and hair. Antioxidants and vitamins speed up cell recovery, which reduces rashes and heals scars on our skin. Strong anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties are useful in treating problems like acne by reducing skin inflammation and redness.
Many floral teas, including our Shangri-La Rose, stimulate the body’s production of collagen, because it is necessary for skin suppleness but declines as we age. This makes flower tea an excellent source of anti-aging nutrients.
Our hair is strengthened by the same antioxidants and minerals that help our skin mend and regenerate cells quickly. Numerous floral teas include powerful bioflavonoids that improve blood flow to the scalp, strengthening hair follicles and stimulating faster hair growth.