Rosehips are the fruit of the rose. After the rose flowers have bloomed, the hip is the centre. It has a slightly floral, tart and astringent taste.
Properties: High in Vit C, antioxidants, antiiflammatory, antiviral, antibacterial, immune strengthening, also a blood, kidney and urinary tract tonic.
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