What is a dog rose and how to use it properly?
Rosehip is a plant product, the popularity of which knows no bounds in the field of folk medicine. This plant has also gained recognition in official medicine. Rose hips are traditionally used as a medicine to treat a variety of diseases. First of all, it benefits our body by improving the functioning of organs and thus strengthening the immune system. Yes, dog rose is a champion in the content of vitamins A and C. It contains B vitamins and vitamin PP, it also contains vitamins E and K. I can not mention the content: sugar, pectin, tannins, minerals (iron, manganese, potassium and calcium salts). The seeds contain essential oils and weak fatty acids. Rose hips are often used to fight colds and infections. It is an excellent tool for the prevention of beriberi in both children and adults. In general, dog rose has a wide range of medicinal properties. The main ones are: tonic, sedative, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, hemostatic, astringent, diuretic and choleretic, vasodilator, helps in the production of erythrocytes, lowers blood pressure. Thus, this plant is a powerful antioxidant, and the condition of the skin, hair, youth of the body, as you know, depends on these substances. In addition, the low caloric content of dried berries, allows you to use decoctions even with a strict diet. That is why the benefits of rose hips are incredibly great.