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Organic Rose Hips

Organic Rose Hips

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BOTANICAL NAME: Rosa spp

Rose hips are the fruit of the rose plant and usually form in late summer and autumn, after the rose plant has been pollinated. They are some of the most nutritionally packed fruits of any plant, which is why they have become such a desirable and sought after product in markets around the world. Historically, rose hips have been used for hundreds, if not thousands, of years by cultures such as the early populations of the Americas, as well as various parts of Europe.

The reason that rose hips are so popular is because they are extremely effective in treating a wide variety of health conditions. The vitamins, minerals, organic compounds, and other essential nutrients in rose hips give it a very powerful punch. Some of these beneficial components include vitamin C, vitamin A, vitamin E, and B-complex, as well as minerals like calcium, iron, selenium, manganese, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium, sulfur, silicon, and zinc. Furthermore, the organic compounds, such as lycopene, pectin, lutein, beta-carotene, are also very powerful and essential to the body. The antioxidant components, which include flavonoids, phytochemicals, and carotenoids also contribute to the health benefits.

The health benefits of rose hips include their ability to reduce the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, relieve various respiratory conditions, prevent cancer, lower cholesterol, manage diabetes, increase urination, regulate your digestive system, boost the immune system, increase circulation and help in building stronger bones.

Rose hips are used for herbal teas, jam, jelly, syrup, rose hip soup, beverages, pies, bread, wine, and marmalade. It is an extremely versatile ingredient that is enjoyed by people all around the globe, either due to its delicious flavor or for its nutritional benefits!