(Rosa canina)Sold by the 1/4 oz.
~ Rich herbal source of vitamin C and flavonoids
~ Helps connective tissue and reduces inflammation
~ Support the heart and cardiovascular system
Rose hips also can be used for long-term treatment of varicose veins, degenerative vascular diseases such as atherosclerosis and hypertension, as well as diabetes and allergies. They are useful in speeding the healing of bruises and wounds.
Rose hip tea has mucilaginous properties that coat and soothe the mucous membranes. The tea is beneficial as a demulcent for treating a sore throat. The mucilage coats the digestive tract. The tea soothes the digestive tissues after stomach flu, antibiotic use, dysentery, or giardia. It also has mild laxative effects.
Used in healing spells and mixtures, brings good luck, calls in good spirits.