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5 Benefits of Rosehip Oil

5 Benefits of Rosehip Oil

Originally from the East, brought to Europe and finally brought to South America at the time of colonization, the rose hip is called by other names - rose canine, wild rose or the scientific Pink rubiginosa affinis - but is always recognized and sought after due to its cosmetic and medicinal properties. "In the 1950s, it was discovered that rosehip fruit contained vitamins A, C, E, B1 and B2, with regenerative and healing properties, "says biologist Josefina Nunes, a master of agricultural sciences - medicinal plants at the Federal University of Minas Gerais (UFMG)." In the 1980s, the Faculty of Chemistry of the University of Concepción, Chile , has done studies on the healing activities of rosehip oil, which is extracted from the seeds of the plant. Its effectiveness has been proven and its use has intensified all over the world ", continues the biologist. by the University of Caxias do Sul, Juarez Rech explains that "because it is natural, rosehip oil has superior properties to any synthetic component" and that in European countries, such as Germany, it is used as a main asset in the treatment of some types of burns

Experts Josefina and Juarez tell you the main benefits of rosehip oil for health and aesthetics.

Aid in recovery from burns and healing

With high acid content unsaturated fatty acids, transretinic acid and vitamin C, rosehip oil acts in the stimulation of cell renewal, which helps in the healing of cuts (from the simplest to the surgical ones) and in the recovery of the skin that has suffered burns. In these cases, pure oil should always be used.

Elimination or attenuation of stretch marks

Stria is the breakdown of the layers of the skin, usually caused by stretching of the skin in situations of weight gain or pregnancy, for example . By stimulating cell renewal, rosehip oil can regenerate these layers. If used in the reddish phase of the stria, it is able to eliminate it completely; if it is already applied in the white phase, it greatly attenuates its appearance. Pure oil should also be used.

Eliminating or attenuating skin blemishes

Just as a nail rustles if exposed to the sun and unprotected in time, the skin oxidizes and gains undesirable stains if treated in a careless manner. To prevent this from happening, the best way is to use a sunscreen daily. But if the damage is already done, rosehip oil is able to eliminate or greatly attenuate stains, since it is a strong cell regenerator thanks to the acids and vitamins that it possesses.

Prevention of premature aging

Being rich in vitamin C, does rosehip oil help? is very ? the body's collagen production. This prevents the formation of wrinkles and expression marks, that is, it prevents premature aging of the skin. Can it be worked with specific moisturizers?

Skin hydration

Applied with circular movements of local massage, rosehip oil penetrates the first two layers of the skin ( the epidermis and the dermis) quickly, reaching a water balance that gives instant softness and smoothness to the skin of the body. There is also the option of using moisturizing creams with the oil in the formula.

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