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Rose Hips Antioxidant Tea for Vitamin C

Leave the flower on the rose bush and you will find come Fall a Rose Hip, which can then be dried and steeped as a tea for a relaxing Vitamin C drink. Rose hips are used for herbal teas, jam, jelly, syrup, rose hip soup, beverages, pies, bread, wine, and marmalade. They can also be eaten raw, like a berry, if care is used to avoid the hairs inside the fruit. Its high vitamin-C content made the common garden fruit an alternative to scarce citrus fruits during World War II. Rose hips are a great source of vitamin C; they contain 50% more vitamin C than oranges. Rose hips with their naturally sour taste offer a range of health benefits.

Rose hips are also used to make palinka, a traditional Hungarian alcoholic beverage and are the central ingredient of cockta, the fruity-tasting national soft drink of Slovenia.

The astringent qualities of rose hip oil makes it a valuable addition in cosmetic preparations. It has the ability to help regenerate new skin cells. This can be used to treat scars, acne and burns. While it is an astringent however, it does not dry out the skin, it actually helps to moisturize it. Dried Rose Hips are an essential ingredient to CALM Soy Milk & Rose Hips Facial Cleanser due to its’ Vitamin C and gentle exfoliation qualities. Antioxidants like Vitamin C can play a role in preventing diseases related to oxidation, such as heart disease, arthritis and cancer. They also inhibit damage caused by free radicals, which play a role in premature aging.

CALM DIY Beauty Recipes
2-4 rose hips, 1 cup of boiled water, steep 5-10 mins (Do not treat flowers with Pesticides) Sip as Tea and use as Facial Toner
Certfied Organic Rose hips

Don’t want to go through all the fuss making your own DIY Beauty product?
Try our gentle skin cleansing treatment Soy Milk & Rose Hips Facial Cleanser made with Rose Hips.