Life in Newburgh on Ythan

By Talpa

A thing of beauty and utility

Not only are rose hips things of beauty they are also a valuable source of vitamin C, containing as much as 20 times more than do oranges. 

During the second world war when citrus fruits were in extremely short supply rose hips were collected en masse to produce vitamin C-rich rose hip syrup for babies and children. You can read all about it here.

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