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Edmund, German physician, 1836-1914. See: Rose position.


Harry M., 20th-century U.S. microbiologist. See: Rose-Waaler test.


1. Any shrub of the genus Rosa.
2. The petals of Rosa gallica, collected before expanding; used for its agreeable odor.
[L. rosa]
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The compound is extracted using a special patented process after drying rose-hips.
Last week scientists and doctors in Rome for the World Congress of Osteoarthritis heard the latest results from two studies exploring the anti-inflammatory effects of rose-hip powder that claimed it could protect and potentially rebuild joint tissue.
Rose-hips have also hit the headlines as being helpful in the treatment of arthritis and rheumatism.
Methods: In a double-blind placebo-controlled trial, patients with rheumatoid arthritis (RA) according to ARA/ACR criteria were randomised to treatment with capsulatcd rose-hip powder 5g daily or matching placebo for 6 months at two outpatient clinics in Berlin and Copenhagen.
Severely affected patients already being treated with conventional drugs experienced significant improvement after taking rose-hip powder capsules for six months, a study showed.
You might like to know about a study of 94 patients from Denmark where rose-hip powder helped the symptoms of oesteoarthritis of the knee and hip, but, sadly, not the hands.