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This wild bush of the family Pink know, probably all. In people, it is often referred to as wild rose, although in the scientific literature, this is referred to as a shrub rose. When it blooms, and it is a wonderful time falls on May and June, it is impossible to resist the enchanting aroma of soft pink flowers. The healing properties of this plant are known to people from time immemorial. In traditional medicine, we learned to use only the hips. But traditional healers have been applied to all of its parts. It is interesting to know: Residents legends of ancient Greece believed that hips contribute to excitation of passion. Therefore, the petals of the flowers strewn bush path bride and groom in the temple of Aphrodite. Another legend says that before hips were white. They liked the swallow that flies past. Therefore, the bird decided to touch them. But when approached, pricked by sharp spikes. Leaving, a swallow dropped a few drops of blood, which are painted in red fruits.
For residents of Russia rose, benefit and harm of which were already known at the time, symbolized eternal love and beauty. Therefore, it was a mandatory attribute of some rites of it cooked food, and medicine men made of him an ointment for wound healing. In wild rose fruit rich in vitamin C, more than black currants (7-10 times) and lemon (40-50 times). To ensure the daily rate of the vitamin, eat enough fruit only 1-3. In the different varieties and different amounts of this vitamin. But the leader in this competition Beggera rosehips. It is vitamin C 7-20%. The hips are rich in addition to the tremendous amount of Vitamin C in Wild Rose and others have vitamins B1, PP, E, B2. There are tannins and minerals: Manganese (Mn), calcium (Ca), potassium (K), phosphorus (P), magnesium (Mg), iron (Fe), Sodium (Na), copper (Cu), Zinc (Zn). Dried rose hips enough calories: 100 grams there are 110 kcal. It is important to note that the fat is not at all. In 100 grams of dried rose hips has only 3.4 grams of protein and 21.5 grams of carbohydrates. Rosehip - a good assistant for a variety of ailments to you come to the aid rose, benefit and harm of which may be the same, if not to use it correctly. If properly taken rose, he is able to: To strengthen the immune system. Strengthen blood vessels and tidy metabolism. Lowering blood pressure. To help the stomach digest food. Nourish the body with iron. To act as an antioxidant. Treat TB. Heal wounds. Caring for nails, hair and skin. As you can see, wild rose - is a versatile product that can replace you with many pharmaceutical agents. But for every ailment there is a separate recipe for making healing potions from the hips.
In case of violation of the gastrointestinal tract is recommended to drink the infusion of the fruits of the wild rose. For this medicine take 10 grams of fruit and pour them a glass of boiled water. This infusion should be drunk during the day. It is very good for diseases of the kidneys, heart, liver, lung tuberculosis, gallbladder. To improve the condition of the patient with hypertension, atherosclerosis, anemia, or infections, it is recommended to drink the broth, cooked in the steam bath of rose hips. It should be noted that the fruit should always be seeded. In folk medicine used the petals of flowers and wild roses. Of these, prepare a broth for this recipe: 100 grams of petals in a glass of water, boil for at least an hour. This broth is used to treat eye diseases and skin inflammations erysipelatous. From rosehip seed healers learned to make butter. They treat sores, dermatitis, bedsores, cracked nipples (relevant for breastfeeding mothers). The root of this plant folk magicians used to treat hypertension and kidney stones. In a life of wild rose roots are used to dye fabrics in brown. Learned Russian make rosehip wine and liquor. And I must say that in addition to a pleasant taste and aroma, these drinks give a person has a tremendous supply of vitamins. True to abuse wine and liquor is not necessary, so as not to overdose of vitamins has happened.