Profile: In the early summer, roses produce fruits called rosehips or rose hips. Both animals and people eat these fruits, which continue to ripen into the late fall.
Rosehips have long served as a source of nutrients when most other plants have finished their harvest. Rosa canina and Rosa rubiginosa are picked naturally and processed into our rosehip powder. The powder can be used in body care items, jams, smoothies, honey, and herbal syrups.
Wild roses produce rose hips after the flowers fade. The fruit of the rose, often known as the rose hip or rose haw. One of the richest sources of vitamin C is found in these fruits. Rose hips have a tart flavor and can be used to flavor tea or added to soups, jams, jellies, and oils. The British government used collected rose hips to manufacture rose hip syrup during World War II as a source of vitamin C to replace citrus fruits, which were in short supply. The use of rose hips in traditional medicine has a long history.
|Shelf Life:||2 Years.|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a airtight Food Storage Containers, cool, dry place.|
|Allergen Information:||None Specified.|