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Several Reasons to Drink Rosehip Tea

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Nadia Galinova
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Nadia Galinova
Rosehip Tea

Rosehip tea is one of the oldest medicines used in folk medicine. It is made from the fruit of the rosehip bush, which appear after the flowers have fallen. All types of rose hips are edible and differ only in taste.

In addition to the fruit, the petals of the plant can also be used for making tea. Rosehip infusion is characterized by a harsh and refreshing taste.

There is data since ancient times on the use of rose hips for treatment. Nowadays, research continues, which proves a number of beneficial effects that they can bring to our body and organism.

3.5 oz (100 g) of rose hips contain up to 1000 times more vitamin C than citrus fruit. It is a great choice for boosting the immune system. In addition, it prevents and cures a number of diseases. Vitamins A, K, D and E, as well as the minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium and manganese are found in rose hips.

In addition, rose hips contain riboflavin (vitamin B2), citric and malic acid, carbohydrates and a small amount of protein and fat. Here is why and when to drink rosehip tea.

Dried Rosehips

For flu and colds. It is the high levels of vitamin C in rose hips that stimulate the immune system. To protect yourself, drink rosehip tea twice a day. If you are already ill, it drastically reduces the recovery time. It relieves sore throat, nasal and lung congestions.

To improve digestion. It protects against diarrhea, dysentery and gastroenteritis. Rosehip tea cleanses toxins and maintains normal healthy bacteria in the digestive tract.

For insomnia, fatigue and menstrual problems. Drinking rosehip tea improves sleep and increases the energy levels. Many women say that it helps them keep their cycle regular, painless and even makes them more fertile.

For joint pain. Rose hips relieve pain in arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and osteoarthritis. Their ingredients help reduce the inflammation in the joints that initially causes pain.

For urinary tract infections and kidney stones. The tea cleanses toxins from the bladder and breaks down small stones. It acts as a diuretic and prevents weight gain.

For problems with the central nervous system. A few cups of tea a day soothe the symptoms of anxiety, nervousness, depression and other mental problems.