Botanical name: Rosa Canina Habitat: Europe
Plant parts used: cinosbacteria or fruits Active ingredients and nutrients: sugars, tannins, organic acids, vitamin C, carotenoids, flavonoids
Therapeutic properties: It mainly contains VIT. C and BIOFLAVONOIDS, which helps the body in the absorb the vitamin C itself. Vitamin C is the highest form of ANTIOXIDANT: it helps in the assimilation of iron, stimulates the immune response and is anti-carcinogenic. It stimulates the synthesis of collagen, fundamental for the health of the connective tissue and for the tonicity of the skin, delaying the appearance of wrinkles and attenuating those already visible. The plant acts on the urinary tract too, favoring the elimination of stones, especially when present in the bladder, and favoring the elimination of toxins without irritating the kidneys. Thanks to the presence of tannins, the plant proves to be very effective in case of diarrhea.