Botanical Name: Rosa canina
Standardization: 5% Ascorbic Acid
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Rosehip is the fruit of the rose plant with the extract powder coming from the seeds and shells. It is high in vitamin C as well as 32 other minerals and vitamins such as beta carotene, bioflavinoids, calcium, citrates, citric acid, iron malates, malic acid, niacin, phosphorus and vitamins A, B1, B2, E, K. The fruit is typically red to orange, but also may be a dark purple in some rose species.
Common Uses: Rosehip Extract has been used as a remedy for the symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, joint pain, osteoarthritis, and diarrhea. Being rich in Vitamin C it contains natural anti-oxidant properties and can be used in skin care products to improve the elasticity of the skin and as an ingredient for astringents. It also has anti-inflammatory properties and can be used in tinctures and balms to relieve muscular aches and pain.
Tincture Usage (1 g per 100 ml).
Fine yellowish brown to deep red powder
IMPORTANT: All Orchidée Naturals products are for external use only unless otherwise indicated. This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease, and it should not be used by anyone who is pregnant or under the care of a medical practitioner.