Rosehip Oil (Rosa Canina)
There are a number of health benefits associated with rosehip oil, particularly its high amount of antioxidants. The rose hip, or rose haw, is the fruit of the rose plant, that typically is red-to-orange, but ranges from dark purple to black in some species.
Rosehip and rosehip oil may help reduce premature signs of ageing and boost natural collagen production.
Rosehips have potent antioxidant properties with an ORAC value of 96,150 μ mol TE/100g.
Rosehip oil is rich in ellagic acid and has a subtle woody scent.
Dried rosehips are often used as a food supplement for horses to strengthen their immune systems.