Interesting facts about rosehip
The Hungarian language has several names for the plant: dog rose, it is also mentioned as wild rose. . Often comes into our mind thinking of rosehips the Grimm brothers tale of Sleeping Beauty
The most characteristic marks are the red berries only appear when the petals fall. The crop is not only known as rosehip, Hungarian names are: Bicske, csitvenye etc. The rose has long been the quenn of flowers such as 1 to 3 meter tall shrub, is flowering forest edges, among bushes.
The berries begin to ripen by the fall of petals , the crops can be recognised by the oval form and typical red colour. In the old days they made rose water from the petals which was primarily used for perfuming the body, times has changed people cooked tea also from it for curing headache, nausea, dizziness,or even against menstrual spasm.
Rosehips became more and more popular at the beginning of XX century, when the Vitamin C was discovered by Szent-Györgyi Albert, and it was proved that the fruit contains high rate of the valuable vitamin C. The fresh rosehip berries are full of Vitamin C , which is believed according to scientific studies to get rid of symptoms of cold in a shorter time.
The consumption of rosehip either as tea or jam has advantagous physiological effects
The jam for the kids is a „secret source” of vitamin filled into pancake, children do not recognize the nibble of Vitamin C, also people suffering from diabetes can have the type with fructose or sweeteners to prepair their sweet cake and biscuits in accordance with diabetes needs.