Accredited suppliers of high quality nutritional ingredients
Home > Products > rose hip fine cut
Rosehips can be found in Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia, and are extensively cultivated. The fruits (or hips) are oval and scarlet in colour, and taste sweet and acidulous.
The fruit contains vitamins, including vitamin A, C, and K, thiamine, riboflavine and niacin. It also consists of flavonoids, such as rutin, invert sugar, pectin, plant acids, and traces of essential oil.
Rosehip extract is used medicinally for its astringent and antidiarrhoeal properties, and as a source of vitamin C.
To find out more about this product use our online quote form or get in touch with one of our sales team.
In natural medicine, artichoke leaves are used to stimulate the kidneys and the flow of bile from the liver and gallbladder. It is traditionally classified as a ‘bitter’ and has been used to assist digestion. The major active components are sesquiterpene, lactone, cynarin and Caffeoylquinic acids. Artichoke leaf has been shown to lower cholesterol.
Research has show echinacea has immune stimulating properties, and potent antiseptic and antibiotic actions. It has been shown to increase bodily resistance to infections, viruses and diseases, increasing white blood cells. This makes it an excellent treatment for fighting colds and flu.
Green tea contains Epigallocatechin Gallate (EGCG), a powerful antioxidant - at least 100 more times more effective than vitamin C - at protecting cells and DNA from damage believed to be linked to cancer, heart disease, and other serious illnesses. It also helps metabolise fat and aids weight management.
Vitamin D, dubbed 'the sunshine vitamin', is fat-soluble and naturally present in very few foods. It is essential for promoting calcium absorption in the gut and maintaining adequate serum calcium and phosphate concentrations to enable normal mineralisation of bone and bone growth. It also modulates nueromuscular and immune function.
To enter the CCL website, please confirm that you are a business user not using information on this website for marketing or labelling purposes.