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Benefits and contraindications of rosehip use

rosehipRosehip is a wild shrub with useful berry. As an ornamental plant, it's grown very rare. A fact that there are benefits in rosehip, known to many: it strengthens an immune system, making a body resistant to various diseases, cures chronic and acute inflammation. For treatment to prepare infusions and decoctions, use root and rosehip berries.

Composition of rosehip.

One hundred grams of rosehip contain: proteins - 1.6 g, fat - 0.7 g, carbohydrates – 22.4 g, calorie - 109 kcal, as well as a rich set of macro- and microelements: potassium - 23.0 mg, calcium - 28.0 mg, magnesium - 8.0 mg, sodium - 5.0 mg, phosphorus - 8.0 mg, iron - 1.3 mg, manganese – 19.0 mg, zinc - 1.1 mg, copper – 187.5 mcg and molybdenum – 21.0 mcg.

The list of contained in rosehip vitamins: A, B1, B2, B6, C, E, PP.

Rosehip benefits for health.

1. Rosehip strengthens an immune system. Strong immunity of body is a guarantee of health and positive mood. People with strong immune systems are much less likely to suffer from viral, microbial, and allergic diseases. Rosehip is just a good immunomodulator, capable to restore and protect the body from viral afflictions. To do this, a decoction prepared from 1-2 tbsp. rosehip spoon in 1 liter of water. And in broth can put the roots and leaves of wild rose. They also have useful properties.

2. Rosehip strengthens blood vessels and normalizes metabolism. Thanks to its mineral composition rosehips well strengthens walls of blood vessels. It lowers bad cholesterol and improves circulation. Rosehip promotes blood clotting.

3. Rosehip lowers blood pressure. It's recommended to use a high blood pressure. Rosehip is a diuretic and choleretic effects. It strengthens the gastrointestinal tract. It is used to treat stomach ulcers.

4. Rosehip improves digestion. Broth-based rosehip promotes the assimilation of sugars and fats in the body. It improves appetite. In China, a rosehip is used as a sedative.

5. Rosehip is a good source of iron. Rosehip as a pumpkin is necessary to use those with iron deficiency.

6. Rosehip is a good antioxidant. It's known that in addition to wild rose harmful cholesterol removes toxins and wastes from body.

7. Rosehip treats tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is treated for a long time. For this purpose, based on the infusion of rosehip.

8. Rosehip promotes healing of wounds. In the Middle Ages, rosehip was used to treat wounds and snake bites. Rosehip berry pulls a pus, disinfects and even healing deep wounds.

Rosehip and cosmetology.

Rosehip is well in cosmetic purposes. It is used for skin care, hair and nails. Used in production of oils, lotions and balms.

Simply put rosehips, can replace many pharmaceutical drugs, what are synthetic. But first it is recommended to consult a doctor and then self-medicate!

Rosehip syrup.

Rosehip syrup sold in many pharmacies. It's main feature is strengthening. Rosehip has a lot of vitamin C. Therefore syrup (especially in winter and spring) is able to protect you from viral diseases of season, boost immunity.

It can only be stored for much longer than berry.

Infusion of rosehip and benefits.

A tincture recipe is very simple. And if properly dried fruit you can prepare all year round.

Take 1 tbsp. spoon dried rosehips and pour two cups of boiling water. Then it all infuse for 10-15 hours. Take this infusion is recommended before meals, 3 times a day for half a cup.

Rosehip: harm and contraindications.

With a rich benefit, wild rose has a lot of contraindications. They need to know to protect themselves from the consequences.

- Overdose of rosehip may adversely affect the kidneys.

- It's not recommended to consume wild rose people prone to thrombosis and thrombophlebitis.

- If you have high acidity of the stomach.

- Rosehip contains various acids which gradually attenuate the tooth enamel.

- When gastritis and ulcers. If gastritis with high acidity, rosehip should use a minimum doses of large amount of vitamin C.

- When endocarditis take into rosehip, should be with caution.

- If high blood pressure is not recommended to drink alcohol in tincture of rosehip.

- To use rosehip in a large number (pulp, juice, broth, tincture) increases  chances of getting a non-infectious jaundice.

- Medications based on wild rose root inhibit the secretion of bile.

- Decoction of rose hips is not recommended to use for constipation.

- People with dermatological problems should also be taken to briar with attention. Prior to its use, consult with your doctor!

Note the sense of proportion. It was her neglect in most cases leads to tragic consequences.

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