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What is rosehip?

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Rosehip is part of the fruit that grows on the blossom of a wild rose called Rosa canina. This rose grows mostly in Europe and parts of Africa and Asia.

Rosehips are packed full of vitamin C and other antioxidants, vitamins, and minerals. They also can fight inflammation.

From: Rosehip WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

Andersson, U. , January 2011. American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

News release, 2008. National Standard web site.

Christensen, R. , April 11, 2008. Osteoarthritis Cartilage

Cohen, M. , July 2012. Australian Family Physician

Andersson, U. . May 2012. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

National Comprehensive Database web site: "Rosehip."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 30, 2019

SOURCES:

Andersson, U. , January 2011. American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology, and Metabolism

News release, 2008. National Standard web site.

Christensen, R. , April 11, 2008. Osteoarthritis Cartilage

Cohen, M. , July 2012. Australian Family Physician

Andersson, U. . May 2012. European Journal of Clinical Nutrition

National Comprehensive Database web site: "Rosehip."

Reviewed by Christine Mikstas on May 30, 2019

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