The Garden of Naturalsolution is a leading company in the natural cosmetic ingredients market in Korea.
It specializes in the development and supply of an extensive range of natural ingredients for cosmetic
and food industries since 2004.
|Common name||Dog rose, Rose hip|
|Scientific name||Rosa canina|
|INCI name||Rosa Canina Fruit Extract|
|Korean Cosmetic ingredient name||로즈힙열매추출물|
|Used part||Fruit /|
|Potential benefits in cosmetics||anti-inflammatory / anti-oxidant / moisturizing / skin brightening /|
|Known active compounds||quercetin, ascorbic acid, α-tocopherol, β-carotene|
Rosa canina, also known as dog rose, is a deciduous shrub native to Europe. As the flower dies backbeautiful red berries, the rose hips, appear. Rose hips from dog rose have been used as food,medicines, and cosmetic throughout history. There are many culinary uses of rose hips especiallypopular in jams, syrups, and even as tea. Medicinally, the fruit has been used as diuretic and laxative andas a source of vitamin C. In European herbal medicine, R. canina has been used to manage arthritis,fever, and gout, as well as being used in cold and flu remedies.
Phytochemical studies on R. canina have led to isolation of vitamin C, carotenoids, polyphenols, andvarious flavonoids. There are many scientific articles on effects of R. canina including anti-oxidant,anti-inflammatory, skin brightening, anti-wrinkle, and moisturizing activities. A recent study demon-strated that intake of R. canina powder is effective against skin aging. Also, inhibitory effects of R. caninaon melanogenesis were confirmed in mouse melanoma cell line and UV-induced animal models.