Rosehip marmalade is rich of vitamin C, P, A, B1, B2, E and K and minerals of Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Phosphorus, Magnesium. 100 gr rosehip marmalade includes vitamin C as the same amount with a box of orange. Also rosehip marmelade includes 30-40 times more vitamin than lemon and tomato, and 300 times more than apple. In most of European countries, it is used as a raw material for medcines. There is no side effects of rosehip marmalade.
Rosehip marmalade supports the immune system against colds and influenza. In a day, three spoons of rosehip marmalade should be eaten to be protected against influenza. It is determined that rosehip supports the cure of joint pains. A substance in seeds and shell of rosehip inhibits inflammatory reactions. However, these analgesic and anti-inflammatory compounds are not soluble in water. For that reason, the rosehip teas are not effective for articular rheumatisms. So rosehip marmalade must be consumed against articular rheumatisms, not rosehip teas.
In a research done in Japan, it was seen that rosehip marmalade decreased the rate of fats in human body.
Althought in rosehip, there is no harmful substance as pesticide and heavy metals (arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury, etc.), it can be used a food supply to a baby in a safe manner.
In cold winter, when you eat rosehip marmalade, it increases the body's resistance to diseases that comes from cold wheaters. It has the effect of antioxidants.
Rosehip marmalade is very useful food against stomach cramps and digestive system disorders.
Also a thousand years ago, it is known that it is used to cure of Scurvy disease. Scurvy is a disease resulting from a deficiency of vitamin C, which is required for the synthesis of collagen in humans. As scurvy advances, there can be open, suppurating wounds, loss of teeth, jaundice, fever, neuropathy and death.
Scurvy can be prevented by a diet that includes certain fruits contain more vitamin C. The people who smoke cigarettes, drink alcohol and have stressfull life, need more vitamin C, because these three factors decrease the body resistance against the diseases. For that reason, before the second world war, British Navy had added the fruits contain vitamin C to the soldiers.
A comparision chart of 100 gr rosehip marmalade vs orange juice:
|PRODUCT||ROSESHIP MARMELADE||ORANGE JUICE|
|Calorie||180.00 kcal||45.00 kcal|
|Protein||5.89 gr||1 gr|
|Vitamin-C||1,100.00 mg||31.70 mg|
|Vitamin-A||2.70 mg||2.50 mg|
|Vitamin-P||1,140.00 mg||32.85 mg|
|Vitamin-B1||72.00 mg||1.00 mg|
|Vitamin-B2||4.20 mg||0.04 mg|
|Vitamin-K||0.03 mg||0.001 mg|
|Calsium||300 ppm||43 ppm|
|Iron||21 ppm||0.09 ppm|
|Potassium||4200 ppm||169 ppm|
|Phosphour||3000 ppm||12 ppm|
|Magnessium||152 ppm||10 ppm|