Germany, Black Forest Region
1st grade. Dried and sorted. Mild and fruity with slight pungency (tangy) and sweet pear notes. Tending pink with light rosy notes. Concentrated rose hip contains about as much Vitamin C as a dozen or two oranges. Rose Hips also provide B-complex vitamins A, D, and E, are high in organic iron and calcium and contain measurable amounts of potassium, sulphur, silica and zinc, as well as fructose and tannins. Rose hips are mainly used for infusions. The infusion is considered to be a stimulant, a diuretic and a good treatment for diarrhea. It also reinforces immunity to infectious diseases, as it is high in Vitamin C. This herb also said to ease stress, battles coughs, colds, the flu and is very nourishing to the skin. The bitterness of rose hip is diminished in a hot drink. Rose hips are commonly used as a base for herb and fruit infusions. When blended with hibiscus petals and various other dried fruits the resulting infusion is lively, fruity and loaded with Vitamin C.
Bring water to a boil. 1 tsp per 6 oz cup. Infuse for 5-6 minutes.
Naturally Caffeine Free.