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Rosa Canina / Rosehip Shells Tincture
£4.75 – £11.00
Tincture made by a process of hydro-ethanolic percolation, with a ratio of 1 part Rosehip Shells to 4 parts liquid. Liquid comprises of 55% water and 45% sugar beet derived ethanol.
The Rosehip, also called rose haw and rose hep, is the accessory fruit of the rose plant.
The wild dog rose is the type of rose most often cultivated for their hips. This plant grows up to ten feet tall and bears a white, very fragrant flower. Once the flower has bloomed, and all the petals have fallen off, the hip is picked and used in a wide variety of preparations.
Medicinal Action and Uses
Anti-Inflammatory – Due to its anti-inflammatory actions, Rosehips can be used to treat wounds and inflammations.
Astringent – The astringent qualities of rose hip oil makes it a valuable addition in cosmetic preparations. It has the ability to help regenerate new skin cells. This can be used to treat scars, acne and burns.
Diuretic – Rosehip is used to improve, and relieve the symptoms of kidney disorders. This is due to the fruit acids and pectin they possess.
Immune Boosting – Rosehips contain a high level of Vitamin A which is beneficial to the immune system. It can help to prevent infections from both bacteria and viruses.
Laxative – Rosehips are used to help in the case of mild constipation.
Product is supplied in amber PET bottles with tamper evident screw tops.
250ml, 500ml, 1000ml