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Rose
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Rosa canina

rose (hips)

plant overview
a haw by another name

Rose hips, technically known as haws, are the immature fruits of the common rose bush. Like rose petals, rose hips are a popular ingredient in tea blends and in potpourri mixes. Whole rose hips can also be made into a tart but sweet jam, either alone or in combination with elderberry or other botanicals. Powdered rosehips are used to make various topical preparations, as well as natural body powders and other cosmetics. See also rose (buds).

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Rose hips
Rosa canina

rose (hips)

plant overview
a haw by another name

Rose hips, technically known as haws, are the immature fruits of the common rose bush. Like rose petals, rose hips are a popular ingredient in tea blends and in potpourri mixes. Whole rose hips can also be made into a tart but sweet jam, either alone or in combination with elderberry or other botanicals. Powdered rosehips are used to make various topical preparations, as well as natural body powders and other cosmetics. See also rose (buds).

01.
Rose: A Bit of Botany
a little botanical information on rose (Rosa canina)

description
Rosa canina is a climbing wild rose species of the Rosaceae family.

This deciduous shrub normally ranges in height from 1–5 m, though on occasion it can climb higher into the crowns of taller trees. Assisting in the plant's ability to climb are the small, sharp, hooked prickles that cover its stems.

Rosa canina leaves are pinnate, with 5-7 leaflets. The plant's five-petaled flowers usually bloom pale pink, but actually vary in color between a deep pink and white. The flowers are 4–6 cm diameter, and will mature into an oval 1.5–2 cm red-orange fruit, or "rose hip".

common names & nomenclature
This plant is commonly known as Dog Rose presumably in reference to the species name canina. However another theory suggests that the plant was once called the Dag Rose— with dag being a dagger. This name derived from the ubiquitous thorns adorning the plant. The theory then posits that much like the Dogwood which was originally Dagwood the name changed into 'Dog' by people who did not understand the allusion.

Also known as:
dog rose, bird briar, briar rose, buckieberries, canker, canker flower, canker rose, cankerberry, cat whin, choop tree, common brier, dog briar, dog brier, hep briar, hep rose, hep tree, wild rose

for educational purposes only

This information has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration.
This information is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

please be advised: 
you should always consult with your doctor
before making any changes to your diet!!
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