For this, a tablespoon (20 grams) of untreated fruit crushed, placed in a glass or enamel bowl, pour 400 ml boiling water and put on a boiling water bath, stirring frequently. After 15 minutes, remove from bath and insist 24 hours, then filter and drink 0,25-0,5 cup 2 times a day. In addition, rose hips are a part of various fees applicable to beriberi, with the disease of the gastrointestinal tract, chronic nephritis, in diseases of the biliary tract and gallbladder. Rosehip May (cinnamon rose) Rosa majalis Herrm. (R. cinnamomea L.) Description of the plant.

Rosehip May-shrub of the family Rosaceae, 200 cm tall, with slender branches covered with bright brownish-red bark. Older branches reddish-brown. Flowering branches seated rare, curved downward crescent curved spines, flattened at the base, usually seated in pairs at the base of leaf petiole, rarely flowering branches devoid of thorns. Fruitless branches (especially in the lower part) and turiony (yearling sterile shoots) with thin, straight or slightly curved spines. Leaves compound, imparipinnate, with 5-7 pairs of lateral leaflets. Leaflets thin, , 1,4-6 cm long, 8-28 mm wide, oblong-elliptic or oblong-ovate. Flowers large, 3-7 cm in diameter, with five pink petals and a cup of pyatirazdelnoy; stamens and pistils are many. Flowers solitary, rarely 2-3, on short pedicels, 5-17 mm long, with lanceolate bracts.

Petals from pale red to dark red. Fruits are globose or flattened-globose, rarely ovoid or elliptical, smooth, orange or red, fleshy, crowned by the remaining sepals. Blooms (depending on the growing area) in May – July and fruits ripen in August – September.