White colander containing washed rose hips

A Spotlight on Rose-hip

From Medical Herbalist, Latifa Pelletier-Ahmed‘s blog,

I’m finding rose hips particularly abundant and beautiful this time of the year. They are a seasonal favourite for supporting the immune system and preventing colds and flu. It’s easy to see why, as in addition to being full of pigmented antioxidants, as little as 100g of cooked wild rose hips contains over 700% of the daily recommended value of vitamin C. And yes, you can use any species including planted and garden varieties. One of my favourite recipes….

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