Health Products > Rosehip Oil
It is the oil
extracted from the seeds of a rose bush that grows
wild in the south of Chile, a cool and very rainy
mountain region. 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
skin. If applied consistently during two or
three months Rose Hip Oil was 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
or hyperpigmentation). 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 and
is available from all good health shops and pharmacies.