COSMOS certified

INCI Rosa Canina Fruit Oil
Cas-No. 84696-47-9
Basic Plant

Rosa canina L., Rosa rugosa Thunb., Rosa pendulina L. (Rosaceae -Rose Family), Rosehip, Wild Rose


high content of Alpha-linolenic acid. 


C18:1 Oleic acid: 13-18 %
C18:2 Linoleic acid: 35-50 %
C18:3 Alpha-Linolenic acid: 22-38 %

Shelf Life

Average shelf life, becomes rancid when exposed to air. Shelf life one year if stored cold, dry, dark and well sealed.

Available Qualities

cold pressed

Packaging / Container

canister, drum

Rosehip Kernel Oil


Rosehips develop after the blooming of the rose plant. Most rosehips come from the dog rose, a high shrub with overhanging thorny branches. The fruit is smooth, egg-shaped to round, hairy inside and bright-red outside. The seeds are covered with fine barbed hairs that can cause itching.

Special Characteristics

Rosehip oil has a high content of highly unsaturated  fatty acids alpha-linolenic acid and linoleic acid.

Rosehip oil (wild rose oil) should not be confused with essential rose oil. Wild rose oil gets its name from the rosehips growing on wild bushes.

Application Cosmetics

Rosehip oil has a skin regenerating effect due to its high content of highly unsaturated fatty acids. The oil supports the function of the cell membranes and cell seperation. Rosehip oil reduces the water loss of cells, regulates the  sebaceous gland and combats infections. Rosehip oil is absorbed quickly by the skin without acting greasing. By stimulating the micro-curculation and regulating the hornification process rosehip oil protects against early skin ageing and wrinkling. The fat byproducts like trans-retinolic acidmake rosehip oil ideal for treating scars. The oil eases scarbuilding and helps the skin regaining its natural elasticity and natural color. Rosehip oil is often used in salves and night cremes.

The nurturing properties of our Rosehip oil were confirmed in a cosmetic study by Dr. Hauck R & D GmbH in October 2015 with the parameters of hydration, sebum level, skin smoothing and erythem reduction, . The results may be requested from us.

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