Harvested in the Niagara Region. Wet tincture made from whole rose fruit.
|Wild Rose Hip Tincture|
|Botanical Name||Rosa acicularis, Rosa sayi, Rosa nipponensis, Rosa karelica, Rosa engelmannii, Rosa bourgeauiana, Rosa alpina|
|Common names||Prickly Wild Rose, Bristly Rose, Prickly Rose, Arctic rose, Wild Rose|
|Strength||1:2 40% : 1/8 veg. Glycerine|
|Part Used||Whole Fruit|
|Dissolved Solids (µS/ppm)||0.59 / 410|
The Prairie Potawatomi also call this plant “sipitiä'mîn”. The Forest Potawatomi use the root of the Smooth Rose for medicine whereas the Prairie Potawatomi use the skin of the rose hips. The Forest Potawatomi make a tea for the treatment of lumbago and headaches. Among the whites,the flowers of the Smooth Rose are used among eclectic practitioners for their astringent, tonic and ophthalmic properties.