Description of medicine: Rosehips (Fructus Rosae)
HIPS FRUIT (Fructus Rosae).
Rose hips are characterized by a relatively high content of ascorbic acid (at least 0.2%) and are widely used as a source of vitamin C.
The fruits of different types of rosehip bushes collected during the ripening period are used: may, or cinnamon (Rosa majalis Hermm .; R. cinnamomea L.), needle-shaped (R. asicularis), daurian (R. dahuriea Rall.), Fedchenko (R. Fedtschenkoana Rgl.) Et al. rosaceae (Rosaseae).
In addition to vitamin C, they contain vitamins K, P, sugars, organic, including tannins, and other substances.
Applied in the form of infusion, extracts, syrups, pills, sweets, dragees.
An infusion of rose hips is prepared as follows: 10 g (1 tablespoon) of the fruit is placed in an enamel bowl, pour 200 ml (1 cup) of hot boiled water, cover with a lid and heat in a water bath (in boiling water) for 15 minutes, then cool when at least 45 minutes at room temperature, filter. The remaining raw materials are squeezed and the volume of the resulting infusion is boiled water up to 200 ml.
Take 1/2 cup 2 times a day after meals.
Children are given 1/4 - 1/3 cup per reception.
To improve the taste, you can add sugar or fruit syrup to the infusion.
Release form: in cardboard packs of 100 g of fruit.
Syrup from rose hips (Sirupus ex frutibus Rosae). Prepared from the juice of fruits of various types of rose hips and berries extract (red mountain ash, aronia, viburnum, hawthorn, cranberries, etc.) with the addition of sugar and ascorbic acid. Contains about 4 mg of ascorbic acid in 1 ml, as well as vitamin P and other substances.
Assign to children (for preventive purposes) 1/2 teaspoon or 1 dessert spoon (depending on age) 2 to 3 times a day, washed down with water.
Release form: in bottles of 260 or 270 ml or in banks of 200 ml.
Storage: in a dry, cool, dark place.
Previously fortified syrup from rose hips, containing an additional amount of ascorbic acid and vitamin P, was excluded from the range of medicines.