Rose hips uses: Rose hips includes vitamin C, and it may enhance immune response and control inflammation.
Rose Hips Uses and Benefits
Rose hips extract, also called Rosa rugosa, are traditionally consumed for their active compounds, which can provide support for a wide variety of diseases. Rose hips benefits are associated with their ascorbic acid, phenolic content, and healthy fatty acid content, including Vitamin E and Lycopene.
In recent years, scientific interest in rose hips uses has increased due to its potential to support treatment for disorders related to oxidative stress, including skin disorders, hepatotoxicity, renal disturbances, diarrhea, arthritis, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, obesity, and cancer.
Rose Hips Have More Vitamin C Than Oranges
Vitamin C is best known for its antioxidant properties. Vitamin C is able to scavenge damaging reactive oxygen species to protect the body’s cells and tissues from oxidative damage and dysfunction. Vitamin C also supports healthy immune function.
Vitamin C levels can become depleted from the body during infection. Clinical tests are being conducted to investigate vitamin C as having the potential to mitigate symptoms during future viral outbreaks. The requirement for vitamin C increases with the severity of the infection. Rose hips uses include consumption in order to gain the benefits of high vitamin C content.
Rose hips are the round portion of the rose flower just below the petals. Rose hips contain the seeds of the Rosa rugosa plant. Rose hips extract from Linden Botanicals is standardized to 20% vitamin C.
Enhanced Immune Response
Inflammation helps to protect the body against different harmful stimuli, such as infection, chemical exposure, tissue damage, trauma, and bacteria exposure. However, excessive inflammation may harm tissues and organisms and has been associated with the development and onset of rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, inflammatory bowel disease, atherosclerosis, cancer, and other inflammation-related diseases.
Rose hips uses may include anti-inflammation support. The flower extract of Rosa rugosa has antioxidant properties and may act as a beneficial anti-inflammatory agent. Rose hips may be able to play an important role in supporting the prevention of inflammatory disorders.
More About Rose Hips Uses
We sell Rosa rugosa (Rose Hips) extract in sizes ranging from 20g to 500g.
Our ShieldsUp! Antiviral Immune Support Kits also include rose hips (Rosa rugosa), Cistus incanus, Phyllanthus niruri, Laricifomes officinalis (Agarikon mushroom), Japanese Hedge Parsley, and L-Lysine We created this proprietary collection of superbotanicals to provide immune system support for colds, flus, coughs, and invading pathogens.
To learn more about Rose Hips, we encourage you to start with the Rosa rugosa FAQ.