Rosehip. It is a shrub of the Rosaceae family up to 2 m high. Rosehip extract has multivitamin action, has tonic, antibacterial and immunostimulatory effects, strengthens blood vessels, improves tissue regeneration, regulates redox processes in the skin cells, and it is involved in mineral and carbohydrate metabolism. This plant has such a wide range of medicinal properties that the application of a single component, for example, in the form of oil or extract can replace an entire armada of less "capable" of synthetic and natural ingredients. All parts of this plant, especially the fruits, contain a full range of vitamins and fatty acids, minerals and trace elements necessary for the well-being and health of the skin and the body in general (that is why rosehip is in the top 10 medicinal plants used in herbal medicine). The composition of rosehip oil also includes very important for the body trace elements such as iron, copper, phosphorus, calcium.
The roots of rosehip contain a lot of tannins, so they are used as binders. Oil containing fatty acids and vitamins is obtained of rosehip seed. It has anti-inflammatory and wound-healing properties.