Tuesday, December 21, 2010

Did you know?

This is an interesting news about roses.Rose hips are very rich in vitamin C!Some roses like Rosa Rugosa contain 20 times as much vitamin C as citrus fruits.Rose hips are nothing bit the fruits which mature after the flower petals fall. You have to gather the hips when they are fully ripe.Let them not over ripen.Cook them immediately to get the maximum level of Vitamin C.In U.S and Europe people are making their own Vitamin C by collecting rose hips.They are using them in jam,soup,syrup and marmalade.You can use rose hips in tea!In India rose hips and rose petals are used in ayurveda &sidda preparations.Latest research reveals rose hips give good relief for osteo arthritis pain!

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