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Rosehips are loved to plant in gardens for their beauty, fragrance, numerous useful properties, and sometimes they are used as a living, thorny hedge.
Rosehip May - one of the varieties of rosehip, of which there are a lot, is a small shrub, which, under suitable conditions for it, reaches 2 meters in height. Its branches are shiny, thin, covered with curved strong thorns. Single flowers, large, with five petals, can be colored from light pink to intense burgundy, bloom from May to June. The berry ripens at the end of August, fleshy, red or orange, spherical. After harvesting, the fruits must be dried immediately so that all their useful properties are preserved.
1. Contains: vitamin C, P, B2, K, A1, fruit acids, tannins, pectin, coloring, tannins, sugar, potassium, phosphorus, magnesium, carotenoids, flavonoids (substances that affect the activity of enzymes).
2. It has the following actions: choleretic, antiscorbutic, astringent, diuretic, vasodilator, laxative. Helps to increase the body's resistance to poisoning and infections, to stimulate the adrenal glands.
Rosehips are grown without any problems, they do not require careful maintenance like roses. However, it is not necessary to start the plant and should be sprayed against pests and diseases, although rose hips are less susceptible to them. It is also necessary to cut the May rosehip before growth, that is, in early spring, and remove very old shoots. The easiest way to propagate rose hips is by root processes, rose hips produce a lot of them.
To support the body, it is recommended to take fresh rosehip infusions, however, before the course of treatment, it is worth consulting with your doctor.