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Useful properties of rosehip, the use of infusion and decoction of rose hips


Rose hips

Rosehip is a great drug, primarily due to the content of a large amount of ascorbic acid (vitamin C) in an amount of at least two tenths of a percent. Also it includes such useful substances as sugar, vitamin e and K, and various organic substances.

Usually use fresh or dried berries rose hips, are frequently used for the preparation of infusions, juices, broths, tea, and more. Made with rosehip tea has many useful properties: first of all, it helps reduce inflammation, is used to tone and strengthen the body, helps at sclerotic diseases, but also normalizes the metabolic processes, activity of the cardiovascular system, liver and gastrointestinal tract, has a positive effect on the nervous system.

It is best to use rose hips, harvested before the onset of cold weather light, as even a little bit, just a little frozen berries lose their healing power. The collected berries are then dried using a furnace (temperature of 90 to 100 degrees, but observing that the berries don't burn) or using the dryer. If done correctly, the berries become yellowish or dark red, Burgundy color. Keep the berries in special bags or in a jar, the lid closed, two years max. You can also apply rose, gaining them when blooming, and drying as any other flowers, and then to insist. This tool improves the condition of skin.

Useful properties of rosehip

Useful properties of rosehip are the undeniable fact. It is known that rosehip contains large amount of ascorbic acid (or vitamin C), number four to six percent, and sometimes about eighteen percent, besides, the seeds of the rosehip has vitamin E, and berries, in addition to ascorbic acid, and includes such vitamins as a, K, P (also called rutin), carotene, etc.

The plant found a large number of useful substances to eighteen percentof sugar, one whole and eight tenths of a percent malic acid and about two percent of lemon, more than three percent of pectins and more than four per cent of tannins, as well as many other substances – iron, calcium, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, manganese, essential oil, lycopene and vitamin C rosehips is even ahead of black currants, and ten times, and the lemon – fifty times.

In addition, rosehip berries are an excellent bactericide. The highest content of vitamin C (ascorbic acid) is concentrated in the Eastern and Northern parts of the forest sector as the content of tannins.

Rosehip is also used to relieve inflammation, is a good diuretic and cholagogue, improves the function of the gastrointestinal tract. A big plus is that it has no adverse effects on the kidney tissue. Contained in rose hips vitamin C has a positive effect on the majority of redox reactions. Another advantage is the ability of inhibition of deposits in the blood vessels of atheromatous masses, and also due to hips decreases the amount of cholesterol in the blood and stops the spread of the disease atherosclerosis.

Contained in the rosehip carotene has a positive effect on the immune system, vitamin K improves blood clotting and helps in the formation of prothrombin, a vitamin P strengthens capillaries and also helps in better absorption of vitamin C, vitamins B2 and B1 affect the blood-forming organs, help in the synthesis of visual purple and play a role in the formation of a yellow enzyme.

The use of rose hips

    There are syrups, powder, infusion and extract of rose hips. They are used:

  • anemia;
  • atherosclerosis;
  • for getting rid of digestive problems;
  • with reduced gastric secretion;
  • for bleeding of the uterus;
  • in the case of diseases of the female organs;
  • failure blood;
  • to enhance the overall activity of the organism due to the large amount of vitamins;
  • when you slowly tighten the wounds;
  • in General exhaustion or anemia;
  • during slow coalescence of the bones;
  • in malaria;
  • in chronic or other forms of diseases of the intestines or liver, etc.

Broth hips

The broth is extremely good drug, increase immunity and aid in the treatment of many diseases. While before applying it is necessary to consult a medical specialist who will help determine the dose. To create a tea from rose hips will need to add a Cup of boiling water to a teaspoon of crushed leaves or fruit, and then pour the composition into a thermos and let stand for a few hours. Can and otherwise: in the evening, pour the leaves or berries with water (cool), and in the morning put on the fire until it boils, then leave it for a couple of hours.

The composition is useful in atherosclerosis, colds, failures in the endocrine system and metabolism, cholecystitis, hypovitaminosis C and P, nephritis, hepatitis, bronchial asthma, diseases of the intestine and liver, high bleeding, etc.

How to brew rose hips? There are two recipes to create the broth. First you need to take whole berries of rose hips and place into a thermos at the rate of two handfuls to five hundred milliliters, add very hot water and leave for seven to eight hours (sometimes three), and then pass through a strainer or cheesecloth (necessarily sterile) and add one teaspoon of sugar. The second recipe is more complicated, but more effective: take the crushed berries, previously freed from the hairs, as they can cause irritation and negative reactions of the body. For grinding you can use the grinder to out out the seeds (they are also many vitamins). Further, not using a thermos, as in the first case, add these berries three hundred milliliters of water and cook for about fifteen minutes. After the composition to drain. The resulting broth is recommended to drink before eating half a Cup two or three times a day.

Infusion of rose hips

It mainly use in the home. The composition has a beneficial effect on the body, reduces or completely stops bleeding, promotes the excretion of bile, as well as strengthening and thickening of blood capillaries. In addition, it helps the functioning of sex glands, as well as treating burns, wounds and frostbite part of the body, accelerates the recovery of bone and soft tissues due to its regenerative properties. Berries rose hips also have a small laxative effect. Also known beneficial properties of cinnamon rose: it facilitatesthe movement of blood in the circulatory system of the blood vessels of the brain.

Infusion of rose hips: it is necessary to pour into a thermos (or other container) liter of hot water and add 3-4 tablespoons of berries and then not touch it until morning. Further, the tool can be drunk before a meal, one glass, as tea, 3 times a day. Before taking must pass the infusion through a strainer or cheesecloth. Rose hips extract stored for 2 days, after he loses all the vitamins, nevertheless it will be useful for the gastrointestinal tract.

How to preserve vitamin C?

To vitamins preserved guaranteed, berries rose hips is better to chop, pour hot water (40-55°C) and within one hour, to insist in a thermos.

However, there is another way. The hips need to fall asleep in a jar (1 liter is taken as 4 tablespoons), and fill with ordinary cool water, not hot! Close tightly with a lid and insist in a dark place for 24 hours. Although this method is suitable only for fresh hips.

Contraindications to the use of rose hips

Is pretty neat to use this drug. The fact is that rosehip contains large amounts of ascorbic acid, which may have an adverse effect on the body people suffering from diseases of the stomach, such as ulcer or gastritis (acidity, at low rather useful). In this regard, to take part need very carefully, keeping low dosage.

In addition, there is an adverse effect of the infusion of rose hips on the teeth and enamel, so after application you should always rinse your mouth with plain water. In any case, you should not accept sciponoceras funds for those who have a predisposition to thrombophlebitis and thrombosis.

With caution you need to take briar with heart disease, limit the admission to cases of different kinds of heart disease, such as endocarditis (inflammation of the endocardium, or inner lining of the heart).

Accepting unsolicited to individuals suffering from disruptions of blood circulation. There is also a distinction in the reception for those suffering from chronic disease and high blood pressure. For the first that the admission of the alcohol extracts of rose hips and is contraindicated in aqueous infusion, for the second one are reversed. Ie people with high blood pressure takes water extract and alcohol is forbidden him.

In addition, long-term treatment sipunculidae means has a negative impactin the liver, until noninfectious jaundice.

With caution you should use the rose hips in the presence of different dermatological diseases in nature, before using the patients require preliminary consultation of the doctor. Given that products containing the root of the hips, slow the escape of bile, these drugs are not prescribed to persons suffering from constipation as it will follow the progression of the disease. Drugs used parsley, celery or fennel, which helps to mitigate the impact on digestion and the stomach, and also reduce the formation of gases that may also be the consequence of receiving sciponoceras funds.