- Latin Name
- Rosa Rubiginosa (Mosqueta)
Rosehip is a golden coloured oil which may have a tinge of red and a mild scent (depending on the batch of oil). 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.
PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT OUR ROSEHIP OIL IS REFINED (this means it has had the Impurities and most of the Colour and Aroma removed). This Oil will still keep it’s healing and repairing properties and is still a pure Base/Carrier oil.
- 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.