The Rosehip also known as the rose haw is the fruit of the rose hip plant, these fruits contain the seeds of the rose plant. During World War II people were encouraged to gather rose hips and make rosehip syrup to give to children to boost their vitality, which makes sense when you consider they are one of the richest plant sources of vitamin C available. Vitamin C is used to help increase resistance to infection, in particular coughs and colds. As well as being packed full of vitamin C, rosehips also contain a large amount of lycopene, an antioxidant, found in other plant based sources such as tomatoes. Antioxidants help to fight free radicals. Free radicals have been linked to contributing towards certain diseases such as cancers. Antioxidants can also help with boosting our immune system, which is our body's first line of defence when it comes to fighting illness. Rosehip contains polyphenols and anthocyanins, which could help to ease joint pain, inflammation and joint damage caused by arthritis. This could be of particular benefit to those who suffer from osteoarthritis, a degenerative joint disease. It has even been suggested that these red berries could be more effective than painkillers at providing relief. These tiny red berries could also reduce the production of specific enzymes that break down cartilage. Cartilage is the soft connective tissue that cushions and acts as padding to joints. Pulse Healthcare Rosehip works well when combined with Pulse Healthcare Glucosamine.
Rosehip 2000mg (20:1 Extract 100mg), Maltodextrin, Magnesium Stearate,Size 0 White capsule (colourant titanium dioxide).