Steeped in Tradition
Tea is a cultural tradition that became a social ritual. It is the ideal beverage
to warm the soul and share
hospitality with clients. Winter
is the time to go within and reflect,
while February is the month
for love. These recipes will add
warmth, sweetness and love to
your spa ambiance.
By Linda Bertaut, Bertaut Beauty
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Now is the perfect time to
introduce a warming beverage to
discover the joys of herbal teas,
honeys and gemstone infusions.
With a few good herbs and
imagination, you can become the
tea master at your spa.
Rose Petal Tea
Allow love to blossom with this recipe
for Rose Petal Tea. Let clients take time
to taste the rose. Ignite their sensory
nature with the ultimate aphrodisiac of
flowers. Try pink petals for love, orange
petals for creative passion and red petals
for energy and vitality. This tea not only
tastes divine, it is an elegant way to show
your clients you care about them and
their experience in your spa.
• ½ cup dried mullein
• ½ cup fresh peppermint leaves
• 2 tablespoons dried organic rose
• 1 tablespoon dried red clover
• 8 rose hip pods
• 7½ cups hot water
• 1 teaspoon honey or agave nectar
• ¼ oz. rose water
• 1 teaspoon rose ice cream
Directions: Using an 8-cup French
coffee press, remove the press from glass
container. Place dried and fresh herbs into
the bottom of the container and fill with
hot water, leaving 1–1 ½ inches at the top.
Slowly guide your press to the bottom of
the container. Steep for five minutes.
Place honey or nectar in a cup and
fill with rose petal tea. Add rose water
and stir. Add rose ice cream if desired