You must have heard about rose perfumes, rose garlands, and rose candles, but have you ever heard about rose black tea? Yes, rose-flavored tea exists and is not only tasty but also has numerous health benefits. Traditionally known as rose black congou tea, this is a time-honored floral Chinese tea. The rose family has over 130 species and thousands of cultivars. All roses are edible and can be used in tea, but some varieties are sweet while others are more bitter. The rose tea is prepared in a very unique and fascinating manner.