- Latin Name
- Rosa Rubiginosa (Mosqueta)
Rosehip is a golden coloured oil with a tinge of red and a mild scent. The oil is high in Vitamin C this oil and has a tonic and diuretic effect on the body. Most commonly renown as an ideal oil for ageing skin due to its regenerative properties.
- Skin cell regenerative, said to help slow premature aging
- Helps alleviate burns, wounds and eczema
- Helps minimise scarring
Rose hips contain about twenty times as much Vitamin C as oranges, and children in the 1930’s and 40’s were given rose-hip syrup to supplement their intake of vitamin C.