No. 239 - Rose Buds
Growing Area - Iran
Being the most popular flower worldwide, pink rose is historically reputed and venerated as the national flower in Iran which nowadays is famous for its oil output though. Iran is probably the most intense flower giving nation, since ancient times they have had a custom of giving flowers for various occasions. Among all those flowers grown in this ancient land, rose is second to none in people’s mind not only due to its fine fame “the flower of love” but its beauty and exceptional fragrances. The most famous rose in Middle East, named as Mohammed, is native to central Iran. If you have been to Teheran (the capital of Iran) you will impressed by those blooming rose flowers swayed in the breeze in parks. Rose is indispensable for daily life of Iranians and rose patterns as a popular building design for decoration are also widely adopted in their buildings including churches or private houses. Indeed, as those Persian roses dancing in the breeze in the streets and windows of common households all four seasons, so this landlocked country seems to be not as dry as the one we learned from our textbook.
Pink rose, one kind of the rose varieties native to warm tropical regions, is an excellent flowering shrub and an important spice plant, commonly used to make herb infusion or to serve various medicinal purposes. There are a lot of rose species worldwide - the original species including wild rose type have more than 250 kinds, besides, the hybrid varieties and new variants can reach up to tens of thousands by rough estimate. Among them, the R.gallica, the R.centifolia and the R.damascena are the three important rose varieties which are widely planted in the world.
About herbal tea
Herbal tea refers to any beverage made from the infusion or decoction of plant material including flower, stem, or leaf even plant root. These 100% natural ingredients without any artificial colors and caffeine content can guarantee its good quality. So we can say these good-looking herbal teas, being rich in nutrients (such as Vitamin B, C, and E), are not only pleasant to look and but also healthy to drink.
|Shelf Life||10 Years|
|Packed||United States of America|
|Chinese Gongfu Method (Water Amount)||Not Available|
|Chinese Gongfu Method (Water Temp)||Not Available|
|Chinese Gongfu Method (Amount)||Not Available|
|Chinese Gongfu Method (Time)||Not Available|
|Western Method (Water Amount)||16.9 fl oz / 500 ml|
|Western Method (Water Temp)||203 F / 95 C|
|Western Method (Amount)||5 Tablespoons|
|Western Method (Time)||6-10 Mins (to taste)|
|Steeping Notes||You can improve the tea flavor by changing the tea amount or adding rock candy, milk, and honey according to your personal preference.|