For a long time, rose hips are famous for their miraculous properties. Rosehip contains vitamins and minerals.
It is a perennial shrub, there are many varieties, depending on the characteristics and places of growth. Rosehip blooms in summer (June-July), the flowers are pink in color, their smell is very similar to the smell of a rose. The fruits ripen by the beginning of autumn. They are orange in color, oval in shape and sour in taste.
Rosehip broth: benefits and contraindications
Fruits are used as raw materials for the preparation of decoctions, infusions, syrups, and rosehip berries contain large amounts of ascorbic acid. In the pulp of fruits - sugar, in the seeds - carotenoids that improve the condition of the body as a whole; vitamins, macro- and microelements that help cleanse the body of toxins. They improve metabolism. Seeds are rich in vitamin E, tannins, so necessary for the body, are contained in the leaves, roots and bark.
Rosehip broth - benefit for the whole body. Prepare a decoction and infusion from the fruits of the plant, it has antimicrobial, hemostatic, choleretic, diuretic, anti-inflammatory effects. In addition to the listed properties, a rosehip broth has an astringent and calming effect, strengthens blood vessels. Recommended for those with high blood pressure.
Recipe for decoction: based 1 tablespoon of rose hips per 1 cup of water. Pour in water and boil for about 15 minutes. Let it brew for 2 hours. Drink half a glass after meals twice a day.
According to the recommendations of traditional medicine, a rosehip decoction is useful for weakened immunity, hormonal disorders, various diseases, and nervous disorders.
It helps well with damage to the skin, as well as ulcers, even purulent, rosehip oil. A splitting of stones contributes to a decoction made from the roots of rose hips. It is prepared in the same way as a decoction of fruits. Take it 3 times a day for 0.5 cups.
Infusion Recipe: 1 A tablespoon of rosehip berries is poured into a glass of hot water and heated for about 15 minutes in a water bath. Then cool, let it brew for about an hour, strain. Rosehip infusion properties are healing, like a decoction, so you need to take it the same way as a decoction.
And you can fry the seeds, grind on a coffee grinder and prepare a pleasant and healthy drink. The rosehip petals produce a magnificent aromatic jam, and the properties of rosehip syrup are no less useful than decoction and infusion. Knowing about this storehouse of utilities, everyone can use a magical plant in different forms. Along with well-known recipes, you can create your own.
Take the infusions, decoctions should be within two days, 2 times a day, 100 grams, be sure to store in the refrigerator or in another cool place.
A great drink is tea with rose hips. It is prepared as follows: 2 tablespoons of sugar, 200 grams of rose hips and 20 grams of black leaf tea, a strip of orange zest will be needed per liter of water. Boil water with sugar, pour the rosehip, boil for 7 minutes, and then pour the tea and a small slice of zest with the resulting infusion. Let it brew for 20 minutes - and the tea is ready. Can be served with honey. Bon Appetit.
Rosehip is undoubtedly very useful, but has contraindications. Due to its high acid content, it is contraindicated in cases of stomach ulcer, gastritis, and duodenal ulcer. Because of all the same acids, it has a destructive effect on the teeth, so it is recommended to rinse your mouth after taking a decoction or infusion.
Rosehip broth - undoubted benefit, but inadvertently carried away, you can do harm. Take rose hips with caution, otherwise you can oversaturated the body with active components, which are contained in large quantities in this magic berry. Be healthy!