Rosa canina drawing of ginger root
Other names Dog rose, Briar rose
Habitat Native to Europe, temperate areas of Asia and North Africa
Constituents Vitamins C, A, B1, B2, B3, flavonoids, tannins, plant acids, polyphenols, carotenoids, essential oil, vanillin
Actions Nutrient
Mild astringent
Mild diuretic
Therapeutic uses Dietary supplement — contains high levels of vitamins
Tonic — aids in general debility and exhaustion
absurditii blends Cool — combined with elder flowers, lemon balm, orange peel, vervain leaf and hibiscus
Dawn — combined with calendula, peppermint, raspberry leaf, cornflower petals, and hibiscus

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