What is Super Strength Rose Hip?
It’s a high-strength extract from rose hips, the fruit of a wild rose plant called Rosa canina. When most of us think of roses, we think of something pretty to look at in the garden or in a vase but like lots of plants, they also contain compounds that could have many potential benefits.
The Egyptians, Mayans and Native Americans believed that rose hip oil had healing powers, and also used it as a hair conditioner and skin balm. Today it’s still used in beauty products but there’s now an increasing amount of research into the possible rose hip benefits for joint health. Rose hips are naturally rich in fatty acids, carotenoids, polyphenols and flavonoids, compounds that research suggests may have antioxidant properties. The EU hasn’t yet approved these health claims, but there’s a growing body of research in this area.
Why is ours better?
We’ve added calcium to help maintain your bone strength and keep your muscles working. And we’ve included vitamin C, which is involved in the process of making collagen, a substance needed to form cartilage, the flexible tissue that protects the ends of your bones at the joint. Vitamin C also has a long list of other benefits, including protecting your cells from oxidative damage, helping your immune system to function and maintaining skin health.
Who is this for?
This vegan supplement is for anyone who enjoys an active lifestyle and wants to look after their cartilage, bones and muscles.
Complementary products – we believe that rosehip extract tablets go particularly well with glucosamine supplements. Optiflex Glucosamine HCl 1,000mg has been a firm favourite with our customers for nearly twenty years. Our patented glucosamine HCl is free from shellfish and associated allergens. It comes from a sustainable corn-based source, making it suitable for vegetarians and vegans.
*Vitamin C contributes to the normal function of the immune system and to normal collagen formation for the normal function of bones and cartilage. Calcium contributes to normal muscle function and is needed for the maintenance of normal bones.
Made in the UK.