Rosehips are the fruit of the rose.
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Rosehips are the fruit of the rose. Once the flower has bloomed and the petals have fallen off, the ‘hip’ is plucked from the centre. Rosehips have huge medicinal value including: anti-inflammatory, anti-depressant, antiviral, antiseptic, antispasmodic and antibacterial. They’re also astringent, antioxidant, and a blood, kidney, urinary tract, and recovery tonic. Rosehips are believed to be native to Persia. Common medicinal uses include: to fight free radicals, strengthen immunity, relieve pain, lower blood pressure, aid digestion, to treat urinary and kidney disorders.
|Botanical Name||Rosa canina|
|Country of Origin||South Africa|
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