Rose canina is a small tree up to 3 meters high with leaves having five to seven elliptic toothed oval leaves and flowers in mud (pale red) or yellowish white.
This beautiful and fragrant flower is rich in medicinal benefits, and it is a special edible paste that can replace pomegranate paste for use in foods.
Dog rose or by scientific name rosa canina is a small tree that grows on the edge of forests, wells and water pits; The interior has delicate, thin fibers that enclose the nuts in the jug.
The use of rose canina fruits was widespread in the Middle Ages and was once used by the general public for chest diseases; this flower, also called rose or rose fruit, is a natural source of Vitamin C which is widely used in Supplements of natural vitamins, teas and various other products such as soup and marmalade have been historically a dietary supplement, but have also been used as a laxative and diuretic.
Fresh rose canina fruits contains 5.0% to 7.1% of vitamin C, which is a combination of ascorbic acid and hydrocarbic acid; the amount of vitamin C in the dried fruit market may vary, in a colorimetric and tin experiment The chromatographic layer was performed, and it was found that the reduction of vitamin C depends on the amount of crushing and particles of the fruit, for example, if the fruit is only halved, its vitamin C content is halved after one and a half years, whereas if Shattered, after six months, it will lose one hundred percent of its vitamin C.
Some sources says rose canina is the richest source of Vitamin C: citrus 50 mg, raw broccoli and kiwi around 100 mg, some tropical vegetables 200 to 300 mg, rose canina fruit 1250 mg, acerola 1000 to 2330 mg and The marjoram contains 3150 mg per 100 grams of vitamin C; the fruit of this flower has 20 times the lemon vitamin C.
Rose canina fruit also contains vitamins A1, B1, B2, B3 and K; other compounds of this fruit are pectin (11%), tannins (2 to 3%), citric acid and malic acid, flavonoids, yellow and red pigments in particular. Carotenoids, vanillin, essential oils and sugars can be named.