What are the beneficial properties of rose?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
After rose blossoms wilt, they leave behind seed pods called rose hips. These rose hips are made into an oil that is very high in antioxidants, and has shown some promise in animal studies as a means to prevent and treat sun damage, but more research is needed. Look for rose hips or Rosa canina in facial serums and creams.

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