Rose hips are the fruit of roses and can be found under the flower’s petals. Filled with nutrient-rich seeds, this fruit is often used in teas, jellies, sauces, syrups and much more. Rose hips from wild roses and a species known as dog roses (Rosa canina) are often pressed to produce rose hip oil. The vivid orange bulbs give way to oil of a similar color.
Are rose hip oil and rose hip seed oil the same thing?
“They are the same thing and are harvested from the seeds of rose bushes. They are known for being rich in vitamins, antioxidants and essential fatty acids like omega-3 (linolenic acid) and omega-6 (linoleic acid),” explains Dr. Khetarpal.
Benefits of rose hip oil
Dr. Khetarpal says that if used correctly, rose hip oil can be combined with your skin regimento enhance results. It can be used one or two times daily. Some of the reported rose hip oil benefits for your skin include: