Rosa Canina

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A perennial shrub that contains niacin, nicotinamide, organic acids, pectin, tannin, and vitamins B, C, E, and K; it is astringent, diuretic, laxative, and tonic, and has been used to heal wounds; it is a rich source of vitamin C, often supplied as rose hips
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Hasnaoui et al., "Phenols, essential oils and carotenoids of Rosa canina from Tunisia and their antioxidant activities," African Journal of Biotechnology, vol.
Chrubasik, "A systematic review on the Rosa canina effect and efficacy profiles," Phytotherapy Research, vol.
Hansen's products (LitoZin[R] and i-flex[R]) are made from the hips of organically raised Rosa canina. Rose hip powder has not been clinically tested in dogs, but many users report giving it to their arthritic canine companions with excellent results.
Rose hips and in particular those of dog rose (Rosa canina L, Rosaceae) have traditionally been used for the prevention and therapy of infections, and inflammatory diseases (Kharazmi and Winther 1999; Winther et al.
Another possible consideration is that Rosa canina powder contains vitamin C.
Sample [A.sub.260]/ [A.sub.260]/ Yield [A.sub.230] [A.sub.280] [micro]g/g of fresh weight Rosa banksiae 1.95 (0.022) 1.78 (0.087) 767 (22.4) Rosa canina 2.05 (0.042) 1.86 (0.046) 912 (17.1) Rosa chinensis 1.97 (0.060) 1.95 (0.024) 971 (25.0) Rosa damascena 1.90 (0.055) 1.87 (0.068) 816 (28.0) Rosa foetida 2.05 (0.078) 1.80 (0.080) 901 (18.7) Rosa x hybrida 1.98 (0.019) 1.96 (0.085) 759 (20.8) Rosa moschata 2.15 (0.060) 1.89 (0.079) 927 (23.0)
Rosa canina a standardised rose-hip powder made from the seeds and husks of the fruits from a subtype of R.
The plants are a specific subspecies, Rosa canina, and are grown in Denmark and Sweden according to good agricultural practice.
Rose Hip: Also known as Rosa Canina, it's rich in transretinoic acid and essential fatty acids and is clinically proven to reduce scarring, wrinkles and condition the skin
nRose hip (Rosa canina, or wild English dog rose) is a good source of vitamin C.