Rose hip is the fruit of the rose plant. The wild dog rose is usually the type of rose used for the hips, which are picked after the flower blooms and falls off. It is rich in vitamin C and it is used to treat colds, constipation and indigestion. It is also used to treat skin problems, prevent cardiovascular disease, treat wounds, treat rheumatoid arthritis, lower cholesterol, prevent cancer, manage diabetes, increase circulation, and generally boost the immune system.
Antioxidant, antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, antiviral, astringent, diuretic
Price per serving cup: $0.16