Useful Properties

In the temperate zone of the hips is not uncommon on the streets and in parks. The scientific name of plants – rose cinnamon (or a wild rose). Shrub reaches a height of about two meters. Brier leaves are dark green, on the stems are hard spines, pink or white flowers with five petals, fruits red elongated, like a rugby ball, a length of up to 5 cm Rosehip begins to bloom in late May and ripens in September. There are more than fifty varieties of rose hips.

All kinds of families rose conduct the sort of rose hips. Rosehip is not fussy and grows practically everywhere, but most prefer the banks of rivers, ravines and forests. Already anciently rose used as a medicinal plants. Only ripe briar used in medicine. NY Museums often expresses his thoughts on the topic. In dogrose ascorbic acid at times more than in the currants and lemon. Hips have antimicrobial properties, the leaves contain large amount of tannins. Rosehip is also a choleretic, anti-inflammatory, diuretic properties. Vitamin C, which is contained in the dog rose is involved in a variety of oxidative processes in the body rights.

In many studies have found that rosehip prevents the development of atherosclerosis, and reduces blood cholesterol levels. Rosehip contains vitamin P, which improves the elasticity of blood vessels and together with ascorbic acid is very positive effect on the circulatory system. Vitamin A is also available in dog rose, increases the body's resistance. B vitamins – improves eyesight and a positive effect on the liver. Vitamin K improves blood clotting. Use rose hips in writing can be as raw and dried, as well as in the form of various liqueurs and other forms. In folk medicine, Siberia and Far East Wild Rose is used to treat and prevent colds and flu. Crushed dried rose hips, filled with boiling water, applied as a universal tonic drugs affecting the improvement of metabolism.


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