Rosehip Oil

ROSEHIP OIL - Is normally extracted from the wild rose, "Rosa Mosqueta", which is found in the southern part of Chile. The (hip) is the fruit of the rose plant and continues a multitude of fatty acids and other components that are responsible for the wonderful properties of rosehip oil.

The oil which is produced via a cold press extraction process contains:

  • Linoleic acid (omega- 6 fatty acid) which can play a role in the structure of the membranes of the cells.
  • Oleic acid (omega-9 fatty acid) which is considered as keeping skin supple and moist.
  • Linolenic acid (omega-3 fatty acid) is a good skin moisturizer.
  • Antioxidants, beta-carotene, lycopene and vitamin C, which are important for protection from free radical damage.

The various components of rosehip oil bring about a unique combination that is great for the skin. The fatty acids are essential for the health of our skin yet the body is unable to manufacture them. The antioxidants are considered to be effective for reducing and slowing the signs of ageing.

Specific benefits of rosehip oil include:

  • Great natural skin care moisturizer.
  • Research has indicated that it may have benefits for reducing some scars.
  • Aids in reducing redness associated with facial rosacea.
  • Improves appearance of psoriasis scars.
  • Many acne sufferers find that it can be improve the quality of their skin.
  • Reduces the appearance of premature aging skin as it can reduce wrinkles, crow's feet and fine lines.
  • Great treatment for dry skin.
  • Good for your after sun skin care regime.

Rosehip oil is very readily absorbed by the skin and doesn't leave the oily residue that many beauty and skin care products do.


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