Rosehip is without a doubt one of the most common and widely used herbs in our country, with exceptional healing effect, proven over the years. And the high content of vitamins, useful acids and pleasant taste make it a valuable food supplement, which is not accidentally called the "queen of herbs".
The history of rose hips is long - people have used it as a remedy since ancient times, and it should be borne in mind that many of its valuable properties have not yet been known. In traditional Bulgarian medicine, rose hips are used as a high-vitamin source to strengthen the body's immune system, especially in late autumn and early spring.
Nutritional composition of rose hips
With its rich content of vitamin C, rose hips improve the redox processes in the cells and the permeability of the capillaries, and also have a diuretic effect.A unique natural complex of natural vitamin A (about 5-7%) and essential fatty acids (Omega-3 and Omega-6), in combination with powerful antioxidant flavonoids and vitamin E, can be found in rose hips. which make the skin healthy, supple and youthful, significantly eliminating the symptoms of its aging (wrinkles, blemishes, stretch marks).
Small fruits also contain vitamins P, B1 (about 430 mg), B2 and K, as well as pectins (about 11%), butter (about 2%), organic acids (citric and malic), sugars (mostly sucrose, about 2.5%), tannins and mineral salts (about 3.25%), mostly potassium (about 512 mg), calcium (about 50 mg), phosphorus (about 54 mg), sodium (about 47 mg) and magnesium (about 122 mg) of salt.
The unique combination of vitamin C and other ingredients in rose hips proves to be a particularly good alternative in the treatment of avitaminosis (scurvy) and hypovitaminosis (spring fatigue, a condition after a serious illness), as it increases the vitality and efficiency of the body.
Rose hips are an ideal tool for strengthening and full functioning of the immune and circulatory system, brain and thyroid gland. For prophylactic treatment and accelerated recovery of the skin (dermis, epidermis, collagen and elastin), to strengthen the blood vessels and cell membranes of all cells in order for them to function properly.
Rosehip powder can be added to fruit juices, fresh juices, smoothies, smoothies, oatmeal, desserts, etc.
1-2 tsp. morning and evening during meals.
Nutritional value per 100 g
|Energy value (kJ / kcal)||919/223|
|of which saturated fatty acids (g)||0.3|
|of which sugars (g)||13|