rose cinnamon

Name: Rose cinnamon


Cinnamon rose (Rosa cinnamomea L.)

Rosa cinnamon is a shrub plant from the Rosaceae family. Other names: cinnamon rosehip


Shrub 1-1.5 m tall with reddish-brown bark. Branches with rare thorns; flower-bearing shoots with hard, slightly bent spines, 2 at the base of the petioles; annual branches have numerous spines and bristles. Leaves pinnate, 5-7 leaflets, green above, grayish-pubescent below with well-marked veins; leaflets ovate, toothed; stipules amplexicaulous, almost fused with petiole. Flowers solitary or 2-3, large (up to 5 cm in diameter), fragrant; petals pink, notched at apex, sepals five-leaved, entire, converging upwards at fruits. The fruit is false, 11-15 mm across, spherical or oval, juicy, smooth, orange-red; the fruit (hypanthium) was formed from an overgrown pitcher-shaped receptacle, at the bottom of which numerous fruitlets developed – nuts. Blooms in June-July

Medicinal use:

Rose hips are used in medicine mainly as an antiscorbutic agent for C-avitaminosis. At the same time, rose hips are prescribed as a choleretic agent. Ascorbic acid is used for prophylactic and therapeutic purposes, especially in cases where the disease occurs due to its deficiency: for the prevention and treatment of scurvy, for hemorrhagic diathesis, hemophilia, bleeding (nasal, pulmonary, uterine ), with radiation sickness, accompanied by hemorrhages, with an overdose of anticoagulants, with infectious diseases, liver diseases, Addison’s disease, long-term non-healing ulcers and wounds, with bone fractures, intoxication with industrial poisons, and in many other cases. use as an anti-sclerotic agent. There are messages

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