The Rich History of Rosehip Oil and What It Can Do For Your Skin
Posted on April 18 2018
Rosehip Oil has been used by ancient people including the Egyptians, Mayans, and Indigenous North American Peoples to treat and heal ailments. During World War II rosehips were used as a replacement for citrus fruits because of their high levels of Vitamin C.
In the 1980s extensive and wide-ranging research was done revealing Rosehip’s abilities to heal, soften and restore the skin. Evidence suggested that the oils were able to effectively reduce the appearance of both old and new dermal scars.
Our Rosehip Oil is 100% pure organic, cold pressed and unrefined.
As a result, the color ranges from light amber to deep rich red. Unlike refined oils that are clear in colour, all the goodness of the plant stays in.
Larger more commercial companies choose refined oils as it significantly extends shelf life. One of nature’s highest sources of Vitamin C it is a powerful antioxidant that stimulates collagen production, and can reduce the appearance of scars, fine lines and dark spots.
You will find Rosehip Oil in the following Calli Essentials products: