Rosehip

Numerous pieces of rosehip, used in Extremely Alive tonics.

Rosehip (Rosa canina) has been used as an important source of food and medicine by cultures throughout history. Rosehips contain bioactive compounds with synergistic actions that bestow potent antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory activity. Rosehip is one of the richest plant sources of vitamin C and it also a rich source of vitamins A, D, E and B, polyphenols such as quercetin and catechin along with carotenoids and galactolipids. The bioactive properties of rosehip include analgesic, neuroprotective, anti-ulcerogenic, anti-microbial, anti-viral, anticancer and anti-diabetic actions, making rosehip useful for the treatment of rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, diabetes, hyperlipidaemia, obesity, cancer, kidney and liver disease.

References

Mármol I, Sánchez-de-Diego C, Jiménez-Moreno N, Ancín-Azpilicueta C, Rodríguez-Yoldi MJ. Therapeutic Applications of Rose Hips from Different Rosa Species. International Journal of Molecular Sciences. 2017; 18(6):1137.

Ayati*, Z., Emami, S. (2017). Therapeutic effects of rosehip fruit types in traditional and modern medicine. Research Journal of Pharmacognosy, 4(Supplement), 122-122.

What Extremely Alive Tonics Contain Rosehip?