Dried rosehip and the seeds are used together to make medicine.
The fresh rosehip includes a lot of vitamin C, so it shares many uses including preventing and treating colds, flu, and vitamin C deficiencies.
It helps reduce inflammation. Rosehip is rich in both polyphenols and anthocyanin, which may help reduce inflammation.
It also contains vitamin E, an antioxidant known for its anti-inflammatory effects.
Rosehips are rich in pectin, a naturally occurring polysaccharide that acts as a prebiotic an indigestible fibre that is used in the gut to increase populations of healthy bacteria, aid digestion and enhance the absorption of valuable vitamins.