Rosehip, wild rose – these are some of the folk names for this precious herb without which a home pharmacy is unthinkable.
Rosehip seeds contain between 8 and 10 percent of oleic, linoleic, and linoleic acid oils. The rosehip is extremely rich in vitamins C and K, lycopene and beta carotene carotenoids, invert sugar and sucrose, as well as pectins and tannins.
Because of these characteristic ingredients, it is often valuable. At the same time, it serves as a tonic, as a vitamin drink during colds and flu, as a mild diuretic, as a mild laxative or simply as a tea for enjoyment. Both jam and marmalade are traditionally made according to our grandmother’s recipes.
Due to its refreshing and refreshing taste, the richness of vitamins and fruit acids, rosehip extracts and concentrates have found their place in the production of various soft drinks. When preparing these drinks to take care that the extracts are dark brown-red in color, with a pleasant sour taste and characteristic aroma.
Rosehip oil, with its abundance of different acids, has a high biological value. It can be used as an active ingredient in the preparation of remedies designed to relieve inflammatory skin reactions, but also for cosmetic purposes. The oil can be used locally for the treatment of eczema, acne, and psoriasis, but it is also great for the care of dry, extremely dry and mature skin. Studies have shown that rosehip oil has a beneficial effect on epidermal cells. It is especially useful for dry skin because it increases its elasticity.
Like all other oils, rosehip oil is an emollient, which increases the softness of the skin and makes it smooth. It is also great as a sunscreen. Packed in body lotions, creams, shampoos, lip balms and hand, and nail creams, it highlights the effectiveness of every part of the body.
Tea rich in vitamin C
Due to the richness of Vitamin C, which is not lost in cooking, rosehip tea is indispensable in the treatment of colds. It is especially recommended for fatigue, fatigue, anemia, or any problems that occur as a result of vitamin C deficiency in the body.
It is also advisable to consume blood purification. It has a beneficial effect on the digestive organs as well as on the secretion of urine without irritation of the kidneys. Rosehip tea is also recommended to prevent the formation of sand in the kidneys and urinary tract. It is also used in the inflammatory processes of the kidneys and the urinary tract.
In addition to the fruit, during the flowering of this plant, tea leaves are also collected. Leaf tea is effective in bleeding from the stomach, intestines, and lungs, but is also used as a remedy for hemorrhoids, diarrhea and stomach cramps.
Interesting facts about rosehip
Rosehip has many useful properties. It is one of the oldest plants known to man. Since the Neolithic period, archaeologists have found bullion seeds about 5,000 years old.
A few thousand years ago, the rosehip was distributed not only in the Far East, the Caucasus, and India, but throughout Europe. Today, rosehip has almost disappeared in Western and Central Europe and is now grown in North America.
Rosehip contains vitamins A and P and is very rich in vitamin C – 300 grams of berries provides the daily need for ascorbic acid. It contains potassium, phosphorus, sodium and especially calcium and magnesium: to get daily doses, it is enough to eat 200 grams of rosehip.
Rosehip is great for fighting typhoid, stomach aches, and other pathogenic bacteria. Each berry contains a lot of pectin, and pectin is the best natural way to cleanse the body of toxins and toxins. It is rich in glucose and fructose, so bar syrups, jams, jellies, and juices are often made from bar.
In Eastern Europe, wine and vodka are made from rosehip.