Rosehip oil is the oil extracted from the seeds of a rose bush that grows wild in the south of Chile, the sub alpine ranges of southern New
Zealand and South Africa. The oil pressed off the Rosehip seed contains an amazing 77% of fatty acids
(linoleic and linolenic).
Fatty acids have very
important functions in the regeneration of skin cells
and repair of damaged tissues. Over the years, Rose
Hip Oil has been shown to retard the signs of
premature ageing and provide excellent results in the
treatment of burns, scars and unsightly spots on
There are several parts to using rosehip oil to reduce skin damage.
The nutritive benefits of the oil itself by massaging into the
affected area 2 or 3 times daily
The massage effect, for best results, massage the affected area
for a minute to two, but massage the entire limb thoroughly for a
time to relax the entire limb and help circulation to the affected
area. In conjunction with treatment, a weekly full body massage
also helps the body to heal.
Diet and nutrition. The body does not heal unless it has the
required nutrients most of which come from dietary sources.
If applied consistently
over two or
three months Rose Hip Oil has been found to:
wrinkles and signs of premature ageing. It
will also help counter the drying effects of
the sun which are usually first noticed in
fine wrinkles or "crows feet"
around the eyes and mouth.
scars (surgical and accidental) and improves
the colour of same (i.e., reduces the redness
- It also avoids
the formation of the keloid type of scar
(lump) which may appear after surgical
procedures and helps to make less apparent scars left by acne or chickenpox.
excellent results in treatment of skin that
has been burnt or exposed to radiotherapy.
Rose Hip Oil is massaged
into the affected area with fingertips until completely absorbed, it
is available from all good health shops and pharmacies.