previous herb
next herb

Rosehips, Rosa canina
Parts used: Dried fruit.
Constituents: Ascorbic acid, Flavonoids, Citric acid, Malic acid, Riboflavin, Nicotinic acid.
Vitamin A, C, Sugar, Mucilage, Organic salts, Tannins.
Actions: Acidulous, Nutritive, Astringent, Stomachic, Laxative mild, Diuretic mild.
Indications:
Stops salivating - polydypsia.
Vitamin C deficiency, iron absorption, colds, spring Tonic, Gastritis, diarrhoea, avitaminosis, sore throat.
Pain in the stomach.
Constipation, mild gallbladder problems.
Aids kidneys/bladder.
Rosehip essential oil for scars.
Herbal extract: 20-40mL per week.
Energetics: Warming, sour, astringent, slightly Bitter.
Contraindications: None.