Rugosa Rose hips (Rosa rugosa) is natural herb ingredient of SaniTea™


rosehipsRugosa Rose hips (Rosa rugosa) fruit provides anti-inflammatory action, increases body defenses. The rose hip and rose haw, is the pomaceous fruit of the rose plant, that typically is red-to-orange, but might be dark purple-to-black in some species. Contrary to the fairly common myth, rosehips are not poisonous.

Rose hips of some species, especially Rosa canina (Dog Rose) and Rosa majalis, have been used as a source of Vitamin C. Rose hips are commonly used as an herbal tea, often blended with hibiscus and as an oil. They can also be used to make jam, jelly, marmalade and wine. Rose hip soup, "nyponsoppa," is especially popular in Sweden. Rhodomel, a type of mead, is made with rose hips. Some species of rose are sometimes referred to as rosehip, including Rosa canina (dog rose), Rosa rubiginosa, and Rosa moschata (Musk-rose).

Health benefits:
-Particularly high in Vitamin C, with about 1700-2000 mg per 100 g in the dried product, one of the richest plant sources.
-Rose hips contain vitamins C, D and E,essential fatty acids and antioxidant flavonoids.
-Rose hip powder is a remedy for rheumatoid arthritis.
-Rose hips from the dog rose have antioxidant values that far exceed other berries such as blueberries
-As an herbal remedy, rose hips are attributed with the ability to prevent urinary bladder infections, and assist in treating dizziness and headaches. Rose hips are also commonly used externally in oil form to restore firmness to skin by nourishing and astringing tissue.
-Brewed into a decoction, can also be used to treat constipation.
-Rose hips contain a lot of iron, so some women brew rose hip tea during menstruation to make up for the iron that they lose with menses.

Rugosa Rose hips (Rosa rugosa) is natural herb ingredient of SaniTea™