Rosa canina

Parts used: Rose hips (generally this is what the fruit of the Rosacea family plants are called), leaves Geography: Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia   Chemistry: The fleshy parts of the fruits contain one of the highest concentration of Vitamin C among fruits and vegetables. The seed Kernel contains a highly unsaturated…

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  • English Name:Dog Rose
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  • Greek Name:Αγριοτριανταφυλλιά
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Parts used: Rose hips (generally this is what the fruit of the Rosacea family plants are called), leaves

Geography:

Northern Europe, Southern Europe, Africa, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia

 

Chemistry:

The fleshy parts of the fruits contain one of the highest concentration of Vitamin C among fruits and vegetables.

The seed Kernel contains a highly unsaturated oil that is used in cosmetics.

 

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Chinese:

In Traditional Chinese Medicine rose hip in general refers to the fruits of Rosa rugosa. They call it 玫瑰果 (méi guī guǒ = fruit of rose)

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They are used in the preparation of a tea.

 

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