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Rosehip Tea

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  • Ready in: 30 minutes prep
  • Serves: 6
  • Complexity: very easy
rose hips

Adapted from: Wild Fruits: An Illustrated Field Guide & Cookbook, by Mildred Fielder (Contemporary Books, Inc.)


  • Dried rose hips


For each cup of tea, pour boiling water over a teaspoon of dried rose hips. To dry the hard, fresh rose hips, clean and strip of stems and ends and dry on a pan at a very low temperature (110-130° F) with the oven door open, for 6-8 hours (until the berries yield to the pressure of a finger). Grind coarsely and store in an airtight container.

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