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Rose Hip

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jan 24, 2022.

What are other common names?

  • R. acicularis Lindl.
  • R. cinnamomea L.
  • R. rugosa Thunb.
  • Rosa alba
  • Rosa canina
  • Rosa canina L.
  • Rosa centifolia
  • Rosa damascena
  • Rosa gallica
  • Rosa lutetiana
  • Rosa pomifera
  • Rosa provincialis
  • Rosa rugosa
  • Rosa villosa
  • Apothecary Rose
  • Brier Fruits
  • Cynorhodon
  • Cynorhodons
  • Cynosbatos
  • Dog Rose (R. canina)
  • Dog Rose Fruits
  • Dog Rose Hips
  • Fruit de l’Églantier
  • Gulab
  • Haw
  • Heps
  • Hip
  • Hip Fruit
  • Hip Sweet
  • Hipberries
  • Hipberry
  • Hips
  • Hop Fruits
  • Persian Rose
  • Phool Gulab
  • Pink Rose
  • Poire d’oiseaux
  • Rosae pseudofructus cum semen
  • Rose de Provins
  • Rose des Apothicaires
  • Rose Haw
  • Rose Hep
  • Rose Hip Seeds
  • Rose Hips
  • Rose Rouge de Lancaster
  • Rosehip
  • RoseHip Seed
  • Rosehips
  • Rosier de Provence
  • Satapatri
  • Satapatrika
  • Shatpari
  • Wild Boar Fruits
  • Églantier

What is this product used for?

Rose hip is a natural source of vitamin C. No information supports the use of rose hip for any health problem.

What are the precautions when taking this product?

  • Always check with your doctor before you use a natural product. Some products may not mix well with drugs or other natural products.

  • This product may interfere with some lab tests. Be sure to talk with your doctor about this and all drugs you are taking.

  • Be sure to tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan on getting pregnant, or are breastfeeding. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this natural product.

  • Take extra care if you are allergic to rosebushes or flowers.

  • Take extra care if you are taking drugs to thin your blood. These are drugs like warfarin, heparin, or enoxaparin.

What should I watch for?

  • Upset stomach

  • Gas

  • Rash

When do I need to call the doctor?

  • Signs of a very bad reaction. These include wheezing; tightness in the chest; fever; itching; bad cough; blue skin color; seizures; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Go to the ER right away.

  • Very bad loose stools

Last Reviewed Date

2022-04-13

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