Rosehip oil is cold pressed from the seeds. This oil contains between 30% and 40% gamma linoleic acid (GLA) which has valuable uses in treating skin problems e.g. eczema and psoriasis. It can be used as a carrier oil infused with small amounts of essential oils. It is known to have anti ageing benefits and can be used to treat scars. It is known to brighten dull hair and infuse strands with moisture. It was cultivated by Persia, Greece and Rome in 16th Century (first noted European historical point). Was used historically throughout Chinese Medicine. It was cultivated in England during WWII as a citrus alternative to provide Vitamin C to soldiers and citizens.
Why Tabitha includes it
Rosehip Oil contains almost 60 times more Vitamin C than most citrus fruits. It is a potent emollient which nourishes, rehydrates and revitalises the hair and scalp.