Organic raw Rose hips are well known for their high vitamin C content, but are also a
rich source of polyphenols, bioflavonoids and carotenoids. Rose hips naturally help fight inflammation, boost the immune system and are beneficial for maintaining overall health. Recent studies suggest that rose hips may be helpful in combating osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s Disease. What makes rose hips so special is their naturally high vitamin C content is significantly enhanced by supporting bioflavonoids such as quercetin, rutin and hesperidin which increase absorption and amplify the overall benefit. Carotenoids found in rose hips include beta-carotene, lycopene, beta-chryptoxanthin, rubixanthin, zeaxanthin and lutein.
Raw Organic Rose hip preparations have been used for thousands of years in many different forms. As their name implies, they come from the rose plant. They are the bulbs that remain after the petals fall off. Rose hips have been used over the years for infections of all types; they have also been used to for diarrhea, skin problems, colds & flu, sore throats, fatigue, kidney problems, inflammation, stress and nervousness. They have been proven to be a superb source of vitamin C, having a much higher content than citrus fruit. They also contain vitamins E and K, the B vitamins riboflavin and folate. Rose hips can help to reduce skin wrinkling and strengthen the blood vessels reducing the body’s ability to bruise. Taking rose hips gives your body the nutrients it needs to help stay young and healthy!
Some possible benefits of raw organic Rose Hips powder may include:
● Boosting the overall immune system
● Supporting the cardiovascular system
● Facilitating fat metabolism
● Protecting tissues from free radical damage
● Assists the nervous system by converting certain amino acids into neurotransmitters
● Protects the joints & connective tissues
● Fighting the cold & flu
● Protecting adrenal function
● Supporting kidney & urinary tract health