About: The rose hip or rosehip, also called rose haw and rose hep, is the accessory fruit of the rose plant. It is typically red to orange but ranges from dark purple to black in some species. Rose hips begin to form after successful pollination of flowers in spring or early summer and ripen in late summer through autumn. Unlike rose oil, which is extracted from rose petals, rosehip oil is pressed from the fruit and seeds of the rose plant.
What It Contains: vitamin C and vitamin A
Advantage: Rosehips are thought to have more vitamin C than an orange or lemon. Rosehip oil is also a good source of vitamin F and is an alternative and complementary medicine.
Benefit: It has Antioxidant properties and help reduce ultraviolet light damage caused by free radicals. It supports collagen production, which helps reduce wrinkling and increase wound healing and help prevent dry skin, and helps in reducing hyperpigmentation.