The most medicinal rosehip has bright orange fruits. Greece is the homeland of the rose hip. The ancient Greeks considered this plant a medicine for soul and body. Rosehip flowers are arranged in a single large fragrant flower of pale red or dark red color. The fruits are bean-shaped or elliptical beans covered with an orange-red rind. They are collected from late August to early winter. With the appearance of frosts, the absorbenic acid in the rosehip decreases. When freezing frozen fruits, this process is accelerated more.
Rosehip has 100 times more vitamin C than lemon, 40-50 times more than black currant. By using five to eight rose hips, you provide a daily need for vitamin C. Rose hips contain sugar, pectin, tannins, citric and malic acid, flavonoids, catechins, anthocyanins, vitamins B2, P and PP, carotene (provitamin A), potassium salts, calcium, magnesium, iron, manganese. The seeds contain vitamin E, carotene and fatty oil.
Rose hips are traditionally included in all tea blends (with nettle leaves, blueberries, cranberries, black currants). They can be cooked separately and kept in a thermos bottle overnight and later mixed with other herbs. Properly stored liquid with rose hips can be healthy and sick people without restrictions. It has a golden color and a pleasant aroma. Rosehip provides vitamins to the body and fights tumors. It is known that when preparing a solution for injections and for the eyes, pharmacies always add vitamin C (asorbic acid) so that the products do not spoil. It has been scientifically proven that after several cooking of the same rose hips, vitamin C is retained. Rose hips are used for the prevention of oncological diseases, for the general strengthening of the organism and the provision of vitamins. It is advisable to use fruits, petals and leaves to prepare rosehip tea. In oncology practice, tea from 16 plants is the most popular. It is used against tumors and as an antimetastase preparation. Rosehip root is used to dissolve kidney stones and treat painful joints.