Foraging rosehips and making rosehip syrup

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No matter how you pronounce Vitmain, there is plenty of it in
rosehips. The video above gives you a general idea of how to
make rosehip syrup.


How to use rosehip syrup
Rosehip syrup is a delightful change from maple syrup. As a
serving suggestion, enjoy rosehip syrup in much the same way:

  • pour over pancakes and waffles
  • drizzle over oatmeal and porridge
  • vanilla ice cream

More popular treats to make with rosehips:
  • beverages, such as herbal teas, juices, fruit brandies,
    mead wines
  • bread
  • jams, jellies, and marmalades  
  • pies
  • soups
  • mead wine
  • and marmalade

NOTE: Avoid dehydrating rosehip. According to WebMD,
processing and drying rosehip destroys most of the vitamin C.

Rosehip oil
Rose hip seed oil* is known to reduce the appearance of stretch
marks, fine lines and scars. The oil from the plant contains
retinol (vitamin A), vitamin C, and essential fatty acids. Rosehip
oil is healthy and it firms the skin, keeping it hydrated and
supple. Rose hip seed oil remedies a variety of skin conditions,
including dermatitis, acne and eczema, it helps improve skin
tone, texture and elasticity.

Happy endings...
Bottle the warm autumn colors with a delicious rosehip syrup
this Fall. The best time for bottling is around October. Be sure
to save a few berries for the birds as they rely on this food
source to get them through the Winter.

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Rosehip Syrup and Rosehip oil
How to make rosehip syrup and use rosehip oil

Get hip to rosehips! As foraging is regaining in popularity,
particularly with  preppers, so is the classic tradition of making
rosehip syrup.

Did you know that rosehips contain more Vitamin C than
oranges? Because of the extraordinary power of rosehips,
rosehip syrup became a popular wartime treat. The syrup
provided a much-needed boost of Vitamin C at a time when
citrus was difficult to get. Today rosehip is a relished home
remedy for cold and flu. Look for it this fall and make rosehip
syrup.

Below are the reasons to give rosehip syrup a go. Watch the
video and learn how to make rosehip syrup.

Reasons to Give Rosehip a Go!

#1: Rosehip is a diuretic and a laxative.
You can make a rosehip tea to help improve kidney disorders
and to help with constipation. To make a rosehip tea pour
boiling water over dried hips and allow to steep. Then strain to
remove

#2: Rosehip is an immune booster!
Loaded with antioxidants, rosehips can help you defend against
cardiovascular disease.
Rosehips play a role in preventing
cancer naturally as well! All you need is a single tablespoon of
rosehip pulp to get an adult the recommended daily Vitamin C.

As a home remedy for cold and flu, along with diabetes,
diarrhea, constipation, gallstones and gout, rosehip is nothing
new, but now arthritic sufferers can rejoice because rosehip
extracts may also reduce arthritic pain!

Rosehips are the fruit of the rose plant (the round part of the
rose flower just below the petals) and have an awesome display
of red to orange in the autumn months.

#3: Rosehips are free!
Rosehips are an excellent forage.

How to make rosehip syrup
Do you have a hedgerow of rosehips haunting you to pick them
and make something useful of them? Forage them for your
porridge! Making rosehip syrup is easy.

Here's an excellent video on how to make rosehip syrup. The
recipe comes from the World War II era:
Southeast Foraging