Roses that treat you to Vitamin C!

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pics: Daksha

Strange as it may seem, the rose was valued for food before its beauty was appreciated. The fruits of the rose are now known to be rich in Vitamin C! During World War II when oranges were in short supply the rose hips were used to get Vitamin C. The roses are several times richer in Vitamin C than oranges!

 

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