***This listing is for 1oz of dried hips***
Country of origin: United States
Rosehips are the berries produced by various species of rose, in this case Rosa canina. Roses have a long history of use around the world as both food and medicine. The hips are actually the berries of the plant, which contain the highest concentration of beneficial compounds.
Roses contain vitamin C, vitamin E, beta-carotene, lycopene, flavonoids, and polyphenols.
Dried rosehips are most often used in tea, a good starting dose seems to be 1-3 tsp. They can also be rehydrated and used for culinary purposes, such as jam.