Rosehip or wild rose fruit 



Antioxidants, antiproliferative, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic.


Do not use during pregnancy and lactation

Part used:
The fruits


Autumn. When the fruits are ripe.


Polyphenols, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, carotenoids, ascorbic acid (vitamin C), flavonoids, quercetin.

Immune 90%
Musculoskeletal 80%
Traffic 70%
Urinary 70%
Liver - Bile 70%
Digestive 50%

Family: Rosaceae

Botanical name: Rosa Canina

It is also found as: Wild rose

Description Features

The wild rose is a shrub that reaches up to 5 m in height, with a multi-branched and thorny stem. Its leaves are lance-shaped and toothed.

Its flowers are white or pink, flat and simple. The fruits are ovoid, red in color and many seeds.


Wild rose is the herb with the most vitamin C and due to its synergistic elements it can have high absorption and penetration rates in cells.

It shows immunological effects, increasing the immune system as it helps to regulate it'. It also makes an important contribution to osteoarthritis, reduces pain and inflammation and treats stiffness.

Studies have demonstrated the synergistic effect of cane, willow and nettle. It appears that the botanical extracts of these three herbs are able to greatly improve the general clinical picture for the above property.

In addition, it is traditionally used for various metabolic diseases, such as diabetes. It can now be considered a safe and effective supplement. Several researches conducted test the anti-cancer properties of cynorod.

It seems that this action is related to the combination of antioxidant components, antiproliferative properties and its content of quercetin. Its ability to inhibit the proliferation of brain cancer cells without promoting apoptosis is demonstrated.

It strengthens the chemical agents. Its use promotes benefit in other types of cancer.


On the outside, wild rose oil is a precious elixir of beauty. It favors the regeneration of skin cells and contributes to anti-aging.

It protects the skin from free radicals and helps to reduce fine lines.

It enhances the elasticity and firmness of the skin. Helps to reduce scars and stretch marks,


The social cooperative enterprise of Epirus producers "ICHOR" is based in Ioannina and deals with the production of aromatic and medicinal plants as well as other local products of Epirus.