Rosehip tea is one of the most popular remedies. It is used for centuries to increase immunity and generally to maintain overall health. The content of vitamins and minerals in Rosehip fruits is effective in the treatment of colds, coughs and flu, reduces cholesterol and relieves menstrual pain and teeth problems.
The beneficial effects are known since antiquity. Rosehip is known in some regions as wild rose bush. It is well known that its fruits, which ripen in early fall, are extremely rich in vitamin C, but also in other types of vitamins such as provitamin A, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin PP, vitamin K and Niacin. Besides rich content in vitamins, Rosehip fruits are high in sugars, citric acid, pectin, tannin, copper, chromium, manganese, pectin, organic acids, essential oils, has invigorating effects, is antibacterial, regenerating, analgesic, anti-cancer and inflammatory and is a perfect drink to improve the health of the body naturally.
Rosehip tea – Properties and Benefits
Rosehip tea acts as a sedative in cases of insomnia, migraine, nervous asthenia and chronic physical fatigue.
Rosehip tea prevents heart diseases.
Besides being a diuretic, Rosehip tea has attributed other qualities leading to improvement and healing of extremely serious diseases. Thus, having a high content of vitamin P, Rosehip preparations maintain proper functioning of capillaries, normalize blood circulation, and protect the heart. Heart disease can be prevented with Rosehip tea. Along with Hawthorn fruits, Rosehip fruits are true champions in preventing crises from angina and heart attack.
Calm liver crises
Rosehip tea is recommended in diseases of the liver, and has the ability to increase the secretion of bile, strengthens the body, and is a good fortifier.
Rosehip can be used to relieve seizures liver or biliary colic. Therefore, after a hearty meal, a cup of Rosehip tea is welcome.
Rosehip tea – fight kidney stones
Rosehip tea has many health benefits and is useful both in removing kidney stones or sand as well as many other ailments.
The main therapeutic action is increasing the amount of urine excreted in a day, Rosehip is a good diuretic. This action is attributed mainly to the Rosehip seeds. Rosehip tea has no side effects and can be used for long periods of time. Some experts claim that Rosehip fruit can be recommended in inflammatory bowel and would combat successfully kidney stone.
Nutrients from Rosehip fruits serve as both stimulating and strengthening the immune system. They help in the rapid destruction of bacteria that can cause urinary tract infection. In cases of cystitis is advisable to drink at least one cup of tea a day and unpleasant symptoms will be reduced quickly.
Rosehip tea – indications
Method 1 – To prepare a good Rosehip tea, boil 500 ml water first and then add the dried and crushed fruit. In this case it better preserves the vitamin C. More precisely in 500 ml boiling water, add four tablespoons of crushed Rosehip fruit. The tea can be sweetened (after cooling down) with honey and can be drunk throughout the day.
Method 2 – In a bowl put 10 to 15 Rosehip fruits cut and a cup of boiled water let it sit for 6 hours, strain, and add honey. The Rosehip tea can be drunk hot (you can warm it) or cold. If you boil the Rosehip fruits in water for 10 minutes all Rosehip fruits properties are lost – minerals and vitamins.
Rosehip tea has no side effects and can be used over long periods of time.
The Rosehip pulp has no contraindications for administration, but the seeds and especially the hairs on the seeds are highly irritating the digestive and respiratory systems and their ingestion is not recommended. People with allergies have severe allergic reactions and even asthma attack. For this reason it is recommended to avoid contact with the hairy seeds if the patient has allergies.