Rose Hip is a Good Source of Vitamin C

Rose hip is extremely valuable medicinal herb and that already knew our ancestors, and now science has proved why. It is a bomb of vitamins, minerals, organic acids, and other biologically active substances.

Did you know that rose hip is a plant that contains by far the most vitamin C among all plant sources of this powerful antioxidant? One hundred grams of the rose hip which contains 1,025 mg of vitamin C.

For comparison a leaf of parsley contains almost seven times less, namely 166 mg, a hundred grams of peppers has 139 mg, 53 lemon, tomatoes 24 and potatoes 15 mg.

Vitamin C, cannot be synthesized by the body, so it is always recommended consume it. And not only in the colder seasons but throughout the whole life.


Many people think that we need vitamin C only to strengthen the immune system but is far from being so. It plays an important role in collagen formation for the normal functioning of blood vessels, bones, cartilage, gums, skin and teeth.

It contributes to energy yielding in metabolism, for the proper functioning of the nervous system, increases the absorption of iron, it contributes to the reduction of tiredness and fatigue and protects cells against oxidative stress, which slows down aging.

All these and many other benefits you’ll receive when you take it together with extracts of the rose hip in quality preparations.