Rosehips can help in building stronger bones, reducing symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis, regulating digestion and boosting immunity.
History of the Rosehips
The Rosehip is the fruit of the rose plant, and forms after the flowers have pollinated, in late summer and autumn. They are the seed pods of the flower and appear well after the roses have fallen off the bush.
Rosehips are full of nutritional value and recently acknowledged for their medicinal value.
Generally, Rosehips were used to make jams, jellies, wine, pie, and teas.
The Rosehips are cold-pressed extraction method to make their oil, this oil contains the beta-carotene compound. Debra Jaliman M.D. said that this compound protects the skin and increases cell turnover.
This oil is high in Essential Fatty acids, especially the gamma-linoleic acid (GLA), with vitamin F, which makes the oil very light, more absorbable and helps with tissue regeneration.
- Stimulates your collagen production due to the high amounts of vitamin C, which helps bones and prevents osteoporosis.
- Effective anti-aging properties due to its astringent quality, it keeps skin elasticity, tones and strengthens, no wrinkles or fine lines.
- Moisturizes and hydrates your dry, itchy skin and hair.
- Rosehips oil decreases the redness associated with rosacea and eczema.
- Reduces the look of scars and burns.
- Lessens dark spots and any hyperpigmentation areas.
- Boosts the immune system since it is very high in Vitamin C and it helps fight infections.
Anthony Youn M.D., an anti-aging expert, and author of the Age Fix, said that Rosehips is rich in vitamin A, helping reduce signs of aging, and making skin feel firmer and tighter.
- Rosehip oil is classified as dry oil since it absorbs really quickly. Rub onto any area of dry, itchy skin.
- You can apply it directly to the face by gentle massaging motions.
- Recommend refrigerating rosehips oil because it is delicate and can go rancid quickly.
- It can nourish dry hair and decrease dandruff. Massage into hair and scalp to stop breakage and split ends.
- Keep nails healthy. Rub oil on brittle nails at night.
Rosehips oil is a great addition to your skin and hair routine. It is now being recommended by many health, anti-aging, and dermatology experts.
Cindy Burrows, B.S., M.T., Herbalist and Nutritional Health Consultant. Helps individuals start health programs to improve their life, wellness and happiness. Cindy is a speaker, writer and entrepreneur of several businesses.