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Rosehip Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Rosa Rubiginosa

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Rosehip Cures


Action of Rosehip

Highly Effective

Nutrients in Rosehip

Most Effective

Taste of

Parts Used

Berries or fruit of the Rose plant

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Rosehip

People suffering from Diabetes or any Blood related disease, Sickle Cell Disease must consult Doctor before using Rosehip.
Consult your Doctor or Physician if your are Pregnant or Breastfeeding.
Rosehip can cause side effects to people who are food allergic or allergic to the particular flower.
It may cause:
Inability to sleep

Inhalation : Inhaling Rosehip Powder can cause irritation within the lungs.
Topical use : It is observed that topical use of Rosehip Oil on Skin can cause skin irritation or itching. Apply on a small portion first. Observe for 1 day. Use only if the oil do not irritate you or cause any itch.
Drink : Consumption of Rosehip may cause Intestinal problems as upset stomach, bloating, vomiting and Diarrhea. Consult your Doctor or Physician before consuming Rosehip.
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Rosehip is a fruit of Wild Dog Rose or Dog Rose flower.
It is a shrub.
The plant grows 1 to 3 m in height.
It flowers in late Summer and Autumn.
Rosehip is in the form of orange red oval berries hanging on the plant.
Rosehips are a rich source of Vitamin C, A, B3, D and E. It is suitable in Vitamin c deficiency.
Best used to treat Bladder infections, Diarrhea and Diabetes.


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Rosehip General

Rosehip is the fruit of Rose flower. Rose hips are the fruit of a number of Rose plant varieties. The most cultivated Rose type is the Wild Dog Rose or Wild Briar Rose. Once the flower blooms and its petals fall, the hip of the flower is picked and used for medicinal purposes. The fruit of this flower comes after the petals fall. The color of the fruit is often Purple, Orange or Black.
They are used as herbal teas, and as Jam, Jelly and Marmalade.
Rosehip are most popularly used to treat Skin problems. It makes your skin free from blemishes, wrinkles and make you more beautiful, vibrant and young looking. Out of all the treatments for Skin tightening and toning, Rosehip is termed as the best option. Rosehip holds Astringent property which makes the skin elastic and prevents from developing wrinkles. Regular use of Rosehip heals Scars and Burns.
Rose hips include Carotenoids, Flavonoids and Polyphenols which have great Antioxidant properties. These nutrients neutralize or eliminate the effect of free radicals in the Body and prevent them from mutating into cancerous cells. Excess free radicals may cause serious health issues as Cancer, Heart diseases and Premature Aging. The antioxidants in Rosehip keep your Body healthy in all aspects.
Organic components in Rosehip reduce Cholesterol content in your Body. It thus also aids the Cardiovascular System and lowers the chances of Stroke or Heart Attack.
Rose hip is the best source of Vitamin C. High content of Vitamin C makes it an excellent Immune booster. Rosehips contains huge amount of Vitamin C in them. It is thus the best way to boost Immune system. It stimulates the production of white blood cells in the Body. It prevents Asthma and reduces Respiratory problems as Colds and Flu.
Rosehip contains good amount of Iron. It thus boosts the production of Red blood cells in the Body and prevents the risk of Anemia.
Rosehips regulate the Blood sugar levels in the Body. It keeps a balance of Insulin and Glucose in the Body and prevents from sudden rise and fall of sugar levels.
Rosehips possess Diuretic property and helps to eliminate toxins from the Body. Rosehip acts as a Detoxifier and helps to excrete excess salt, liquids and fat from the Body. It stimulates the Bowel movement. The Pectin acid in Rosehip induces urination and excretion.
Vitamin C aids the production of collagen in the Body. A required amount of Collagen in the Body maintains Bone mineral density. It prevents the state of Osteoporosis.
They are used to prevent or treat cold.
Rosehips can be used in a number of ways :
Rosehip Oil
Rosehip Syrup
Rosehip Wine
Rosehip Powder
Rosehip Tea
Fresh usage of Rose hip is avoided because of its nasty taste and allergic nature. Rose hips can be used by two ways:
Blend the rose hips in a Blender. Consume it raw. Consult your Doctor or Physician for the dosage.
Soak the rose hips in water overnight. Cook them in the water for about half an hour. Consult your Doctor or Physician for the dosage.
It can also be consumed as Soups and syrups.
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Rosehip for Rosacea

Apply Rosehip oil over the affected area.

Rosehip for Osteoarthritis

Rosehip contains compouds like Galactolipid, Polyphenols and Anthocyanins. These compounds help in reducing the joint pains and inflammation. It eases the joint movement and treats Osteoarthritis.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea daily.

Rosehip for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Rosehip tea helps in reducing the Joint Stiffness and eases the movement. It helps in reducing the Joint pain and Inflammation associated with Rheumatoid Arthritis.

Rosehip for Respiratory Ailments

Rosehip contains Vitamin C in large amount. Vitamin C helps in boosting the Immunity. Rosehip is a good herbal treatment for Respiratory Ailments such as Asthma, Cold, Chronic Cough and Flu..

Rosehip for Cancer

Rosehip has antioxidant properties that fight against the damage of free radicals. This damage may cause Cancer. Rosehip tea is effective to prevent the abnormal growth of cells in the Body. The Rosehip extract is beneficial in preventing Breast Cancer.

Rosehip for Cholesterol

Rosehip reduces the stress in the blood streams and prevent the risk of Heart Attack. It reduces the high levels of Cholesterol in the bloodstreams. It also reduces the risk of Cardiovascular diseases.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea every day.

Rosehip for Immunity

Rosehips contain more Vitamin C as compare to Oranges. Vitamin C helps in the formation of Collagen and stimulates the White Blood Cells. Rosehips also contains Vitamin A, which helps to fight against bacterial and viral infections. This makes the immune system strong.

Rosehip for Diabetes

Rosehips is beneficial for Diabetic patients, as it regulates the Glucose levels in the Blood.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea every day.

Rosehip for High Blood Pressure

Rosehip improves the blood circulation and provides oxygen to vital organs in the Body. It prevents the deposition of plaque in the arteries and reduces the risk of Heart Diseases.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea every day.

Rosehip for Anemia

Rosehip contains a good amount of Iron. This is beneficial for Anemic patients.
Have a cup of Rosehip tea every day.

Rosehip For Digestive and Stomach Disorders

Rosehip aids the metabolic activities in the body. It detoxify the body and is diuretic in nature. It stimulates the bowel movement and treats stomach and digestive disorders like Stomach pain, Diarrhea and Urinary Tract Infections.

Rosehip for Bone Health

Rosehip is a rich source of Vitamin C which helps in the production of Collagen. It provides strength to Bones and eases the stiffness in the Bones. Rosehip treats Bone diseases such as Osteoarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis and reduces the risk of Osteoporosis.
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Take two drops of Jojoba oil, one drop each of Rose Hip and Lavender oil. Apply over the face.
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