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Rosehip is the berry-like fruit of a rose bush. People prepare it as a tea, jelly, and with other methods. Rosehip powder can be mixed into drinks, and it is also available as a concentrated extract. For centuries, many cultures have consumed rosehip for an abundance of perceived benefits, and a growing body of scientific research now backs up much of that folk wisdom.

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1. May Provide Osteoarthritis Pain Relief

Studies show that rosehip powder reduces osteoarthritis pain. This is due to its anti-inflammatory properties. Unlike aspirin and NSAIDs like ibuprofen, taking rosehip powder does not increase the risk of stomach ulcers or gastrointestinal bleeding. That could make it a preferred choice for long-term pain management, but more research is needed to determine that for certain.

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