Rose Hips Whole Rosa canina - These beauties have so many wonderful herbal uses.
Use in oils, lotions, teas and more.
Rose petals are made into scented sachets, distilled into rosewater, and sold as expensive oils and perfumes. But the rose is not just a pretty face – it is a wild edible that can be eaten from root to tip.
There is evidence that humans used it in prehistoric times. It was found in the area of Switzerland in so-called pile dwellings. These findings tell us that humans used it mostly in the form of jam. Its healing properties are mentioned in the works of Old-Iceland mythology.
Not to be confused with rose essential oil, rosehip come from the "hips," the small fruit seeds found behind the flowers, which are left once the roses have bloomed and lost their petals. Its botanical name is Rosa Canina Fruit, commonly known as rosehip seed oil.
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