Did you know that Rose Hips, when fresh, actually contain up to 60x as much vitamin C as an orange? This fantastic little ball of goodness is bursting with antioxidants used to protect the body's immune system.
When we think of the rose, we imagine that most noble and quintessentially British of flowers. Its notoriety in any other capacity tending to defer to its beauty and pleasant aroma. Most of us then will be blissfully unaware of its fruit - the Rose Hip, and its incredible ability to heal.
In perhaps the greatest injustice of beauty superseding ability in nature, the rose hip is the lesser renowned sister of the rose flower. She may not be on the cheerleading team but she's certainly head of the class. The plant itself (The wild dog rose in this case) can grow up to ten feet tall and bears a white flower. Once the flowers have fallen, the hip is left ripe to pluck and the process of preparation can begin.
Traditionally made into jelly or jams, this incredible source of vitamin C has been carefully prepared for you by Swanson Time Release Vitamin C with Rose Hips.
The trouble with most vitamin C supplements is that they see that vital nutrient pass through your body at a phenomenal rate. Any which isn't absorbed is discarded as though it were a waste product from our digestive process.
Of course we know that to be far from the truth which is why Swanson Time Release Vitamin C with Rose Hips are so unique. As an antioxidant scavenger of free radicals, vitamin C is a major boon to our immune systems.
When your body produces free radical cells, the outcome for your immune system can be devastating. Think of them as a rogue element at work, free from the constraints of your body's commands. They are the source of so many of our on-going health problems, and our search for a line of defence against them should be constant and vigilant.
The bioflavonoids in Rose Hips mean that your body can get all the antioxidant support it needs to keep your immune system fighting fit. In fact, they've been developed in a way that means they release 500 mg of vitamin C and 50 mg of Rose Hips steadily over the course of a 6-8 hour period. What does that mean to you? Maximum antioxidant absorption.
Swanson Time Release Vitamin C with Rose Hips acts as an 8 hour guardian and resource for your much needed vitamin C levels. No longer will you need to worry if you're getting enough of this crucial nutrient.
As a dietary supplement take one tablet one to two times per day with water. Timed-release gradually over 6-8 hours.