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Rosehip Seed CO2, Organic

Rosehip Seed CO2, Organic
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code: 69138


Latin Binomial: Rosa canina
Plant Part: Seed
Extraction: CO2 Extract
Growing Practice: Certified Organic
Country of Origin: Germany

Contains all CO2-soluble lipophilic components.

Refractive Index: 1.475 to 1.485 @ 20° C. :1.4831
Specific Gravity: 0.910 to 0.930 @ 20° C. :0.9262
Appearance: yellow-reddish, clear oil
BioChemicals: Fatty oil with high content of unsaturated fatty acids including 41-59% linoleic acid, 20-35% α-linoleic acid, 12-22% oleic acid, small amounts of stearic and palmitic acid, tocopherol and traces of carotenoids.

Certificate of Analysis available on request.
Saponification Value: 188
CAS No: 84696-47-9

Rosehip Seed CO2 is extracted from the seeds of the Dog Rose (Rosa canina) in the family Rosaceae, a deciduous shrub native to Europe, northwest Africa and western Asia. IT ranges in height from 3-15 ft, although it can grow into the crowns of tall trees. The leaves are pinnate with 5-7 leaflets. Pale pink flowers are 2-4 inches in diameter with five petals, and mature into a 1/2 to 1" red-orange fruit called a hip.

The rose hips are high in certain antioxidants, including vitamin C.

The oil from the seed is high in linoleic and α-linoleic acids.

A number of subspecies and hybrids have been identified.


  • in moisturizing creams against dry skin
  • antiwrinkle
  • recommendable in case if impure skin, neurodermitis, scaly and chapped skin
  • as a food additive, supplementing essential fatty acids.
According to Wikipedia, the common name 'dog' suggests that these roses are worthless (by comparison with cultivated garden roses). It's also known as the briar rose, dogberry, sweet briar, and briar hip among other names.
Produced by supercritical CO2 extraction under use of natural carbon dioxide. The product contains no residues, no inorganic salts, no heavy metals, no reproducable microorganisms.
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