Rosehip Oil, Rosa rubiginosa, has been used for centuries to treat wounds and inflammation. Rose hips are the seed pod left after the rose petals fall off.
Rosehip Oil is a gentle oil that is light and easily absorbed. It contains omega-6 essential fatty acids and vitamins A and C, which work to ease skin conditions and increase cell turnover.
The retinoic acid found in Vitamin A helps improve fine lines and wrinkles, while the antioxidants and omega fatty acids protect cells from damage. It easily penetrates dry skin to restore needed moisture and may help delay the effects of aging. It is also high in linoleic acid which may help acne-prone skin.
When used as an ointment or topical cream, rosehip oil promotes the healing of eczema, rosacea, dermatitis, and burns, including radiation and sunburn. It has been known to diminish stretch marks and sunspots and work wonders on scars from surgery and acne.
We use virgin, unrefined, organic rosehip oil. Unrefined oils have not gone through a refining, bleaching, or deodorization process and retain their natural color, characteristic scent, and nutritional benefits.