Rosehip Oil

Rosehip oil

What is Rosehip oil?

Rosehip oil is a truly remarkable natural product with amazing skin rejuvenating and hair conditioning properties. It has been used for generations by the Andean Indians of Chile who recognized years ago that Rosehip oil had exceptional healing skin care and hair care benefits. It’s brimming with natural nutrients and vitamins and can be used both externally and taken internally. So, if you’re fed up with paying over the odds for skin and hair care products, try Rosehip oil as a natural alternative. It has thousands of uses and is currently one of the most highly recommended organic products available for beauty and health.

Precautions

Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking rosehip oil by mouth as a medicine during pregnancy or breast feeding. Stay on the safe side and avoid using amounts larger than those found in food. There is also not enough reliable information about the safety of rose hip when applied to the skin during pregnancy or breast feeding. Diabetes: The vitamin C in rose hip might affect the control of diabetes, but not all experts agree on this. Glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD deficiency): Large amounts of the vitamin C in rose hip might increase the risk of complications. Bleeding conditions: Rugosin E, a chemical found in rosehip oil, might slow blood clotting. Taking rose hip might increase the risk of bleeding in people with bleeding disorders. Kidney stones: Large amounts of the vitamin C in rosehip might increase the chance of getting kidney stones. Iron-related disorders such as hemochromatosis, thalassemia, or anemia: Use rose hip with caution if you have any of these conditions. The vitamin C in rosehip can increase iron absorption, which could make your condition worse. Heart attack (myocardial infarction): Rose hip contains rugosin E. Rugosin E might cause blood clots. If you've had a heart attack, taking rose hip might increase the chance of blood clots or another heart attack. Sickle cell disease: It is rare, but the vitamin C in rose hip might make blood more acidic. This could bring on a sickle cell crisis. It's best to avoid use. Stroke: Rose hip contains rugosin E. Rugosin E might cause blood clots. If you've had a stroke, taking rose hip might increase the chance of blood clots or another stroke. Blood clots in legs (deep vein thrombosis) or lungs (pulmonary embolism): Rose hip contains rugosin E. Rugosin E might cause blood clots. If you've had blood clots in your legs or lungs before, taking rose hip might increase the chance of another clot.

Health benefits

  1. Dry hair

Make bad hair days a thing of the past by simply warming up some Rosehip oil in a bowl (it shouldn’t be too hot, it should be slightly warm and comfortable to touch), then massage it into your hair and scalp. Leave for about an hour and then wash thoroughly; you’ll be left with soft, revitalized hair.
  1. The nourishing oil

Rosehip oil is great for the skin too, it’s rich in the essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid (or omega-6), as well as linolenic acid (or omega-3). The oil also is widely used in various skin care products and is very efficient in fighting signs of aging, as well as diminish photo-aging. Victoria Secret model Miranda Kerr loves using it. Apply Rosehip oil to dry and cracked skin to nourish and rehydrate it. It’s especially effective on dry, elbows, knees cracked lips and heels.
  1. Dull hair

If you want to reinvigorate your hair and put the shine back into your locks, then Rosehip oil is just the ticket. Massage in slightly warmed up Rosehip oil before you wash your hair and it will bring back the shine to permed, colored or dull hair. Rosehip oil is rich in vitamins and this makes it ideal for adding bounce and silkiness back into limp, lifeless hair.
  1. Moisturizer

Rosehip oil has a high content of essential fatty acids and is a perfect skin hydration tool. Spray a little Rosehip oil mixed with water on your skin to rehydrate and lock in the moisture. This beauty trick is especially good for summertime!
  1. Scar treatment

Use pure Rosehip oil on stretch marks, age spots, hyper-pigmentation, burns, and scars; its astringent and skin nourishing properties will help to speed up the healing process, as well as hydrate and moisturize the area.
  1. Dandruff

Rosehip oil is proven to help with dandruff and other similar scalp conditions. Simply massage pure Rosehip oil into the scalp, leave it on for 30 minutes, then shampoo and see the difference it makes.
  1. Sunburn

Apply Rosehip oil to sunburn and feel the soothing effect immediately. The oil will also gently aid the healing process and reduce the inflammation.
  1. Nourish brittle nails

Rosehip oil can nourish and hydrate your brittle nails, making them stronger and healthier. Just massage your nails every evening during one week with Rosehip oil before going to sleep and see the wonderful difference it makes!
  1. Premature aging

The signs of premature aging and skin pigmentation problems also react well to Rosehip oil. Just put a few drops of the oil on some cotton wool and dab the affected areas several times a day.
  1. Make your skin glow

Rosehip oil gives a beautiful and natural glow to the skin when used regularly; not only this oil helps to smooth fine lines and wrinkles and even up your skin tone, but also Rosehip oil gives your skin beautiful and healthy glow! Try it, you’ll love its beautiful effects! If you find that Rosehip oil is too heavy for your skin, try adding only one or two drops of it to your usual skin moisturizer.