Botanical Name: Rosa canina
Common Names: Dog rose, Hep tree, hip tree, wild brier, brier rose, hip fruit
WHAT IS ROSEHIP USED FOR?
Rosehips may protect against cardiovascular including heart attack and blood clots. The anti-inflammatory properties of rosehip help to reduce inflammation in arteries and blood vessels to improve circulation. This helps to regulate blood pressure and decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Active Constituents of Rosehip
phenolic compounds, carotenoids, and ascorbic acid. Furthermore, the rosehip-seed oil was rich in polyunsaturated fatty acids, linoleic acid, linolenic acid, and phytosterols, mainly β-sitosterol.
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