Natural vitamin bomb.
Origin: Karatuzsky District of Krasnoyarsk Krai. Russian Federation.
Rose hips are rich in vitamin C, one of the highest plant sources, with 50 grams of dried hips yielding 1000 mg of vitamin C. Rose hips contain vitamin A and B and the antioxidant lycopene, also found in tomatoes. Rose hips are also anti-inflammatory, immune boosting, and anti-oxidant, making them beneficial for the treatment of arthritis, colds and flu. They are useful as a Spring tonic and for general debility and exhaustion. They help in cases of constipation and mild gall bladder problems.