Rose hip

(Rosa canina)

Other names: Rosehip, Dog Rose, Wild Rose, Rose Haw, Rose Hep, Shipka, Hunderose, Hondsroos, Koiranruusu, Eglantier, Cynorrhodon, Rose de Chien, Rosier des Chiens, Rosier Sauvage, Eglantier Commun, Hundsrose, Agriotriantafilia, Arcomuschetia, Hundarós, Rosa Montana, Rosa Canina, Divlja Ruža, Šipak, Steinnype, Roseira-brava, Roza Dzika, Rosa Silvestre, Escaramujo, Stenros

Rose hip is native to Europe, North Africa, and Southwestern Asia. Its Latin name comes from canis, meaning dog, and it is also known by the common name dog-rose. Rose hip’s vitamin C content exceeds the citrus fruits. It also contains other vitamins and minerals, carotenoids, tocopherols, flavonoids, fruit acids, tannins, pectin, sugars, organic acids, amino acids, and essential oils.

Rose hip may be beneficial for rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, immune system, scurvy, urinary infections, dizziness, headache, diabetes, obesity, and as an anti-age agent.

Compliance: food or food ingredient, cosmetics ingredient

Compliance varies from country to country. There is no harmonized botanical list of allowed botanicals in food or food supplements for all EU countries. Compliance for cosmetic ingredients is harmonized in EU.

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These claims have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or the European Medicines Agency (EMA). The product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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