Rose hips Powder

Rose hips powder is made from the select ripened and dehydrated rose hips fruit of Rosa cania, or related species. The dried rose hips are ground into a fine powder and sifted.

Health Benefits

Rose Hips are among nature’s most concentrated sources of natural vitamin C and include other constituents, such as carotenoids and flavonoids.1 Rose Hips may have antioxidant properties that decrease oxidative stress.2 Rose Hips remedy may help patients with osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis by reducing pain and symptoms while increasing physical activities and quality of life.3,4 Ingestion of Rose Hips powder may also help maintain healthy heart by lowering blood cholesterol levels and blood pressure.5

References

  1. National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference. Rose Hips, wild. United States Department of Agriculture (USDA). Accessed July 31, 2015. http://ndb.nal.usda.gov/ndb/foods/show/8256?fgcd=&manu=&lfacet=&format=&count=&max=35&offset=&sort=&qlookup=rose+hip
  2. Widén C, Ekholm A, Coleman MD, Renvert S, Rumpunen K. Erythrocyte antioxidant protection of rose hips (Rosa spp.). Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2012;2012:621579. doi: 10.1155/2012/621579. Epub 2012 Jul 8. PubMed PMID: 22829958; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3399354.
  3.  Winther K, Apel K, Thamsborg G. A powder made from seeds and shells of a rose-hip subspecies (Rosa canina) reduces symptoms of knee and hip osteoarthritis: a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical trial. Scand J Rheumatol. 2005 Jul-Aug;34(4):302-8. PubMed PMID: 16195164.
  4. Willich SN, Rossnagel K, Roll S, Wagner A, Mune O, Erlendson J, Kharazmi A, Sörensen H, Winther K. Rose hip herbal remedy in patients with rheumatoid arthritis – a randomised controlled trial. Phytomedicine. 2010 Feb;17(2):87-93. doi: 10.1016/j.phymed.2009.09.003. Epub 2009 Oct 8. PubMed PMID: 19818588.
  5. Andersson U, Berger K, Högberg A, Landin-Olsson M, Holm C. Effects of rose hip intake on risk markers of type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease: a randomized, double-blind, cross-over investigation in obese persons. Eur J Clin 2012 May;66(5):585-90. doi: 10.1038/ejcn.2011. 203. Epub 2011 Dec 14. PubMed PMID: 22166897; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3343291.