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Rosehip Dried (Rose Hips Berries - Rosa Canina) - Herbal Collection

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Rose Hips Dried (Rosa Canina)  Herbal Collection



    May help with


    • Rosehip is a tonic
    • Antioxidant effect on respiratory neutrophils,
    • Mild and slightly diuretic laxative, vermifuge
    • Anti-obesity effect, action on visceral fat
    • Hypotriglyceridemic
    • Anti-ulcerogenic
    • Anti-inflammatory
    • Fruit powder improves osteoarthritis pain
    • Decongestant


    Source : http://www.wikiphyto.org/wiki/Rosehip


    Reference on http://www.wikiphyto.org


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    Plant properties



    Bud properties



    Properties of essential oil




    Indications of the whole plant (phytotherapy)


    • Asthenia, convalescence
    • obesity


    Indications of the bud (gemmotherapy)


    • Rosa canina is a remedy for recurrent localized inflammation. Otitis, tonsillitis, furunculosis, periungual inflammation. [13]
    • Rosa canina also finds its use as a regenerator of recurrent mucosal inflammations, pharyngitis, tracheobronchitis, colitis etc...
    • In children, it complements the two remedies with osteoblastic action ( Betula verrucosa and Abies pectinata ) when growth disorders are linked to recurrent inflammation. Rhinitis, chronic tracheobronchitis
    • With Cornus sanguinea , Rosa canina acts in euthyroid goiter (adenoma)
    • With Buxus sempervirens (2 x), Rosa Canina acts on palmoplantar pustular eczema
    • Together with Pinus montana , Rosa canina acts in post-menopausal osteoporosis
    • With Ulmus campestris  : recurrent and ocular herpes


    plant name


    Dog rose, dog rose , hedge rose , wild rose


    International Latin denomination


    Rosa canina L., Rosa pendula L. and other Rosa species


    botanical family




    Description and habitat


    • Bushy shrub, 1 to 3 m high, branches covered with prickles, hedges and scrub of Europe Asia and North America
    • Leaves composed of toothed elliptical leaflets
    • Pink flowers, solitary or in corymbs
    • The receptacle becomes red and pulpy when ripe, it is the rosehip that contains the real fruits, hairy achenes


    History and tradition


    • Hairy achenes are used as “itching hair”
    • The rose hips are edible after action of the gel
    • Cleopatra rested on pillows of rose or rose petals
    • The Greeks and Romans covered their heads with petals to prevent headaches
    • It is one of the ancestors of roses


    Parts used



    Dosage forms available



    Usual dosages




    Main components of the plant



    Main components of buds or young shoots



    Main components of essential oil


    Known or suspected mode of action


    Usual formulations




    Possible side effects and precautions for use


    Bibliographic references


    1. Go↑ Fikret Demir, Musa Özcan. Chemical and technological properties of rose (Rosa canina L.) fruits grown wild in Turkey. Journal of Food Engineering, Volume 47, Issue 4, March 2001, Pages 333–336 [1]
    2. Go↑ Klára Szentmihályi, Péter Vinkler, Béla Lakatos, Vendel Illés, Mária Then. Rose hip (Rosa canina L.) oil obtained from waste hip seeds by different extraction methods. Bioresource Technology, Volume 82, Issue 2, April 2002, Pages 195–201 [2]
    3. Go↑ Yesterday F, Innocenti M, Possieri L, Gallori S, Mulinacci N. Phenolic composition of "bud extracts" of Ribes nigrum L., Rosa canina L. and Tilia tomentosa M. J Pharm Biomed Anal. 2015 Nov 10; 115: 1-9 doi: 10.1016 / j.jpba.2015.06.004. PMID 26135753
    4. GoVN Boukin . Notes on the study of vitamins in plants. Quality Plants and Vegetable Mechanics, September 1958, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp 374–380
    5. Go↑ Daels-Rakotoarison DA, Gressier B, Trotin F, Brunet C, Luyckx M, Dine T, Bailleul F, Cazin M, Cazin JC. Effects of Rosa canina fruit extract on neutrophil respiratory burst. Phytother Res. 2002 Mar;16(2):157-61. PMID 11933119
    6. Go↑ Ninomiya K, Matsuda H, Kubo M, Morikawa T, Nishida N, Yoshikawa M. Potent anti-obese principle from Rosa canina: structural requirements and mode of action of trans-tiliroside. Bioorg Med Chem Lett. 2007 Jun 1;17(11):3059-64. PMID 17400451
    7. Go↑ Carmen Pérez, José Ramón Canal, José Enrique Campillo, Adelaida Romero, María Dolores Torres. Hypotriglyceridaemic activity of Ficus carica leaves in experimental hypertriglyceridaemic rats. Phytotherapy Research, Volume 13, Issue 3, pages 188–191, May 1999
    8. Go↑ Chrubasik C, Roufogalis BD, Müller-Ladner U, Chrubasik S. A systematic review on the Rosa canina effect and efficacy profiles. Phytother Res. 2008 Jun;22(6):725-33. PMID 18384191
    9. Go↑ Lattanzio F, Greco E, Carretta D, Cervellati R, Govoni P, Speroni E. In vivo anti-inflammatory effect of Rosa canina L. extract. J Ethnopharmacol. 2011 Sep 1; 137 (1): 880-5. PMID 21771653
    10. Go↑ Deliorman Orhan D, Hartevioğlu A, Küpeli E, Yesilada E. In vivo anti-inflammatory and antinociceptive activity of the crude extract and fractions from Rosa canina L. fruits. J Ethnopharmacol. 2007 Jun 13;112(2):394-400. PMID 17482395
    11. Go↑ Rein E, Kharazmi A, Winther K. A herbal remedy, Hyben Vital (stand. powder of a subspecies of Rosa canina fruits), reduces pain and improves general wellbeing in patients with osteoarthritis--a double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomised trial. Phytomedicine. 2004 Jul;11(5):383-91. PMID 15330493
    12. Go↑ Charpentier, T.; Boisard, S.; Le Ray, A.-M.; Bréard, D.; Chabrier, A.; Esselin, H.; Guilet, D.; Ripoll, C.; Richomme, P. A Descriptive Chemical Composition of Concentrated Bud Macerates through an Optimized SPE-HPLC-UV-MS2 Method—Application to Alnus glutinosa, Ribes nigrum, Rosa canina, Rosmarinus officinalis and Tilia tomentosa. Plants 2022, 11, 144. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants11020144
    13. Go↑ Henry Pol. Gemmotherapy, therapy with plant embryonic extracts. Author's edition. Brussels, 1982
    • Erlend Hvattum. Determination of phenolic compounds in rose hip (Rosa canina) using liquid chromatography coupled to electrospray ionisation tandem mass spectrometry and diode-array detection. Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, Volume 16, Issue 7, pages 655–662, 15 April 2002


    Store in a cool, dry place, away from light. Keep tightly closed, away from the reach of Children and pets.

    Do not exceed the daily dose.


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