Wild Rose or Dog Rose (Rosa Canina)

Wild Rose (Rosa Canina) is known for its high concentration of Vitamin C and that is the reason why it has been used since the ancient times for scurvy treatment

Its fruit is available either whole or crusted.

Description

General Information

Wild Rose otherwise known as Dog Rose (Scientific Name: Rosa Canina L.) blooms from June to July and its seeds ripen from October to December. It belongs to the family of Rosaceae. It can be consumed as food or even cooked.

Medical Uses

It has been used since ancient times to treat scurvy due to its powerful antioxidant ability. At the same time, it has been used to treat colds, flu, diarrhea, and gastritis. Due to its pleasant taste, it is often added to throat syrups. The extract of the plant is slightly antiseptic and is used as a lotion for sensitive skin. It is generally rich in vitamins such as vitamin A, C and E, flavonoids and other bioactive substances. It is a good source of essential fatty acids, which is quite unusual for a fruit. There is a possible correlation with reducing the incidence of cancer or stopping its growth.

Available Forms

  • Whole Fruit
  • Crushed Fruit

Origin: E.U.

Caution! Herbs should not be consumed uncontrollably. Consult your doctor before consumption. They are not substitutes for drugs and can cause side effects and allergies.