Rosehip: beneficial properties and contraindicationsdecoction, how to drink, infusions, tea, oil

Update: November 2018

Rosehip is a frequent guest on our table. Fragrant tea, fragrant
syrup is not only pleasing to taste buds, but also beneficial
to the body. Let’s talk about the beneficial properties and contraindications
wild rose and tell the most effective recipes with wild rose.

The shrub plant belongs to the Rosaceae family,
grows throughout Russia, as well as in most countries with
mild climate. Used as a medicinal plant and with
decorative purpose to create hedges.

Популярный представитель семейства  — декоративный черный
wild rose, the fruits of which are not eaten.

Chemical composition

The plant has a rich chemical composition:

  • provitamins and vitamin A, C (400-1200 mg / 100 g. of fruits), K, P,
    tocopherols (in seeds), riboflavin, thiamine, folic acid;
  • lycopene;
  • tannins (roots, leaves);
  • anthocyanins;
  • organic acids (malic, citric);
  • mineral substances (calcium, potassium, magnesium, manganese, iron,
  • pectins;
  • phylloquinone;
  • phytoncides (leaves);
  • flavonoids (isoquercetin, tilirozide, kaempferol,
  • essential and fatty oils;
  • Sahara;
  • pigments;
  • cellulose.

Action on the body and indications for treatment

Dogrose and remedies from it belong to a multivitamin
drugs, and also provide:

  • Bactericidal effect (treatment of wound surfaces,
    infectious inflammatory processes);
  • Choleretic, diuretic action (moderate);
  • Improving blood clotting;
  • Anti-sclerotic effect;
  • Tonic effect;
  • Acceleration of tissue regeneration, including bone;
  • Improve digestion;
  • Activation of the adrenal glands;
  • Уменьшение проницаемости стенок vessels;
  • Normalization of carbohydrate and mineral metabolism;
  • Increased acidity of gastric juice.


  • diseases of the liver, biliary tract and gall bladder (stones in
    gallbladder, cholecystitis, hepatitis), especially with reduced
    the separation of bile;
  • uncomplicated cardiovascular pathology;
  • elevated blood cholesterol;
  • gastrointestinal diseases;
  • viral and bacterial infections;
  • bronchial asthma;
  • a- and hypovitaminosis;
  • dermatitis, dermatosis, pressure sores, trophic ulcers;
  • hemorrhagic diathesis;
  • depletion of the body;
  • period of illness, after chemotherapy;
  • reduced appetite;
  • radiation sickness;
  • poisoning with anticoagulants, industrial poisons;
  • bleeding of different etiology (uterine, pulmonary,
  • poor sleep, increased nervous irritability;
  • BPH;
  • problems with potency.

Rules for the preparation of wild rose

Medicinal value are all parts of the plant.
Maximum benefit from beautiful red-maroon berries is possible.
only subject to the rules of procurement:

  • Crop fruits are harvested in September and October. Signs of maturity:
    red, bright orange color, elastic glossy surface,
    density. The berries are washed, dried and placed in a dryer at t 70 – 75 C.
    It is unacceptable to “grill” berries when they lose their natural color.
    and crumble when pressed. The second option billet – freezing
    in the freezer: the berries retain all the beneficial properties.
  • The collection time of flowers and leaves – the flowering period. Rosehip leaf
    and the flowers are air dried.
  • The roots are dug out in late autumn (thin branches), washed,
    air dried.

Хранение: сухое, темное место, цветки и листья – 12 months, плоды
and roots – 2 years.

Rosehip drugs

  • Сироп. Active ingredient – water extract
    rose hips. Medicinal properties of rosehip syrup allow you to apply
    it in adults and children from 2 years with hypovitaminosis, reducing
    body defenses, congestive processes in the gallbladder,
    lack of appetite; to accelerate tissue regeneration, revitalize
    metabolic processes, the correction of asthenic conditions. Recommended
    during the cold season.
  • Масло. Remedy for the treatment of nipple cracks in
    women with lactation, bedsores, trophic ulcers, dermatosis,
    ulcerative colitis (in microclysters).
  • Vegetable raw materials (fruits, herbal teas, tea
    the drinks).
    Mostly recommended for enhancing
    non-specific immune defenses.
  • В составе препаратов: Холосас, Герботон и

Popular recipes with wild rose


Helps with flu, ARVI, anemia, reduced immunity,
kidney diseases, scurvy, cholecystitis. Improves metabolism.
Helps with diarrhea.

Взять 2 ч.l dried shredded rosehips mixed with
1 tbsp. boiling water напарить 15 мин, strain.

Принимать по 1-2 ст.l 3 times a day after meals.

Broth with cholelithiasis, cystitis

Take 2 tbsp. l shredded, pre-dried roots
шиповника, залить 250 мл boiling water поставить на самый маленький
fire and torment about 20 min. Wrap the decoction in a blanket and
настоять до полного остывания, затем strain.

Drink half or half a glass of tea four days a day, 7 days, then
take a two-week break and repeat the course of the scheme.

Decoction for the treatment of anemia, kidney disease, tuberculosis,

Take 5 tbsp. dry crushed wild rose berries, add to them
1 l of water and boil on low heat for 10 minutes. Remove the pan from
slabs, wrap in a warm blanket and infuse overnight.

Drink rosehip instead of tea at any time of the day.

Collection for seasonal viral infections

Take shredded, pre-dried rosehip berries,
chamomile flowers, lime blossom, coltsfoot, raspberry berries in equal
share and mix. 3 tbsp. mix pour 1 liter. boiling water and hold
on minimum heat for 5 minutes, stand and strain.

Take 100 ml per day, divided into 3-4 doses.

Collection for the treatment of immunodeficiency states

Take 5 grams. black currant berries, 2 gr. strawberry 
leaves, 10 gr. rowan berries and wild rose, chop everything, pour
half a liter of vodka and insist for a month, strain.

Drink in the morning and in the evening during the month, 20-30 drops. To make
15-day break and repeat the course.

Collection for the treatment and prevention of heart disease and

Can применять при нарушениях обмена веществ и авитаминозе.

Take 5 tbsp. хвои, добавить 3 tbsp. wild rose (berries), all
измельчить and pour 1 л boiling water. Boil, then wrap
pan for 5 hours. Strain the infusion.

Drink 1/3 cup, mixed with 1 tbsp. fresh juice

Help with pain in the heart (ischemic nature, seizure
angina pectoris)

Preparing for the night. Take 1 tbsp. crushed mint leaves,
add 1 tbsp. finely chopped valerian root, as many fruits
rosehip, pour 500 ml boiling water and boil on low heat for 5 minutes.
Insist около получаса и strain.

Take at night for 2 st.l.

Remedy for atherosclerosis

In a half-liter bottle pour chopped rosehips,
Pour all the vodka and insist in heat for 2 weeks. Every day mixture

Take 20 drops per lump of sugar daily.

Decoction for the prevention and treatment of heart disease and

Another recipe – from green fruit, which you need to take 40 grams.
and boil on low heat in 1000 ml of water for 15 minutes.

Drink 1 tsp. three times a day.

Bile and diuretic

Take 1 tsp. crushed lateral roots of the plant, pour
boiling water (250 ml), insist 2 hours. Strain.

Take before meals for 1-2 tablespoons.

Decoction for pancreatitis

Take 100 grams. dry fruits and boil in 1 liter of water. Insist до
cooling down

Take 1 tbsp. 3-4 times a day.

Infusion with intestinal inflammation

Take 50 gr. crushed fruits of the plant and pour 1 l. boiling water
Cover and infuse for at least 12 hours, then strain.

Take 200 ml 3 times a day.

An effective prescription for the treatment of liver diseases and

Take 2 pans, put 1 cup of dried fruit in one
rose hips, in the other – 1 cup of crushed chaga. Fill both
containers of 500 ml of boiling water and bring the mixture to a boil, remove from heat
and insist the hour. Next, strain and mix.

Take half a cup in 30 minutes. Before meals. Take at least 2

Recipe for cleansing lymph

Take 1 tbsp. ground hips, pour boiling water (500
ml), insist and cool.

Take 20 minutes before a meal slowly (through a straw) by ¼

Rosehip oil

Is ingested to treat gastritis, intestinal diseases,
inflammatory diseases of the upper respiratory tract. Outwardly – for
treatment of cracks in the nipples, anus, hemorrhoids, wounds, abrasions,
trophic ulcers, bedsores. Buried in the nose with a cold.

Take 250 gr. fresh berries, chop them with a blender, put
750 ml of vegetable oil in a water bath and add berry
mixture. Simmer on low heat for 5 hours. After cooling down, squeeze out the precipitate and
put oil in a cold, dark place to store.

To accept inside on 1 h. in 15 minutes до еды 3-4 times a day.
Outside – lubricate the affected areas.

Collection to restore potency

Take an equal proportion of wild rose berries, mountain ash, leaves
lemon balm, sage (all raw materials are dry), weigh 100 gr. and pour
mixture with boiling water in a volume of 500 ml. Insist на малом огне 5 минут и
hold under the hood after removing from heat for another half an hour.

Take ¼ cup before each meal.

Treatment of prostate adenoma

Take 5 tbsp. pine iglitsa, a handful of rose hips,
hawthorn and onion peel. All grind, pour boiling water (500
ml) and boil on low heat for 5 minutes. Wrap at night for
insist, strain.

Take ½ cup before meals 3 times a day.

Infusion for weight loss

Take 3 tbsp. l finely chopped rose hips,
 поместить в термос and pour туда 1 л boiling water. Insist 12 ч и

Пить настой после еды, спустя полчаса, по половине glasses.
Повторять прием three times a day.

The fat burning properties of wild rose have been proven in scientific
an experiment. Japanese scientists gathered a group of 32 people with
body mass index (BMI) of more than 25 and for 12 weeks was given
parts of them 100 mg of rosehip extract, and the other part –
placebo The study diet did not change. Do people who received
hips, decreased fat content in the abdominal cavity,
visceral fat (the most dangerous, surrounding internal
bodies), weight loss and BMI were noted.

Treatment of female infertility

Take 5 tbsp. сосновой иглицы, 2 ст.l onion peel and so much
same berries rosehip, chop and pour 500 ml of boiling water. Insist in
for several hours.

Drink the amount received during the day. Repeat for 30

Useful vitamin infusion for adults and children

Such rosehip tea is especially good in the cold season.

How to brew rosehip: pour in a thermos with a glass flask
2-3 tablespoons dry fruit without seeds (shell), pour 1 liter of hot
water t 70-80 C, plug and insist 6-9 hours.

The resulting remedy can be drunk as tea, with honey and lemon.
Children rose hips should be given with small doses: possible allergic

Bactericidal and tonic skin lotion

Gather rosehip petals from loose flowers, dry,
grind, take 2 tbsp. and add 1.5 Art. boiling water. Insist
half an hour and cool, pass through a sieve.

Use instead of store lotion in the morning and evening. Special
focus on problem areas.

Healing baths for the treatment of joint diseases, rheumatism,

Take 1 cup shredded roots of the plant and pour 2 liters
boiling water, hold on the fire for 15 minutes, insist for 2 hours

Poured into a basin or bathroom for the reception of water procedures (15-20
minutes) Can be used to treat skin.

Fresh rosehip berries

These are useful, tasty and affordable treats for children and
adults. However, they are not to everyone’s taste. Can
use pulp, pre-cleaned of seeds and skin,
washing down with warm water.

Rose hip medicines contribute to
the destruction of enamel. After each use you need to brush your teeth.


  • Children’s age up to 2 years;
  • Individual intolerance;
  • Gastritis with high acidity;
  • Gastric or duodenal ulcer;
  • Thrombophlebitis;
  • Phlebeurysm;
  • Endocarditis;
  • Severe heart failure with cardiac dystrophy
  • Congestive processes in the liver;
  • Arterial hypertension for alcohol forms;
  • Tendency to flatulence;
  • Hypotension for water.

Pregnancy – with caution (large doses of vitamin C can
provoke miscarriage). In any case, to exclude possible
contraindications for women during pregnancy
dog rose should be agreed with the doctor.

Автор: врач-гигиенист, эпидемиолог

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