Rosehip contains fruit acid and therefore is a natural cleaner of the body and a mild laxative. Mainly used for making tea, syrups, jams but it can be eaten fresh because there are no occurrences of any side effects on the body so far. Rosehip can be consumed in unlimited quantities.
This plant contains vitamin C and it is recommended for women who recently gave birth because vitamin C in combination with rosehip’s other beneficial ingredients are easily absorbed in the gastrointestinal tract. Also, rosehip has diuretic action so that is why it is recommended for people with rheumatism, kidney stones and problems with urination. It has a large amount of folic acid, vitamins A and E and potassium.
Rosehip has antioxidant action and helps in preventing harmful oxidative compounds which take place in the body. If consumed regularly, it contributes to healthy looking hair, skin and nails. It can also fulfill the lack of iron in the body.
Since rosehip tea decreases body temperature, it is recommendable to drink it in autumn. This tea’s strongest health benefit is strengthening the immune system and the whole organism itself.