Rosehip is a fruit of the dog rose (lt. Rosa canina), which belongs to the rose family. The rosehip shrub is found on forest edges or hedges in Europe, North America, parts of Asia and North Africa. The bright red rosehip is a pseudo-fruit that contains seeds. For the production of rosehip powder, the freshly picked fruits are gently dried at temperatures of max. 40 °C in order not to lose the valuable ingredients. The rosehip has been used in medicine, homeopathy and cosmetics since the Middle Ages. In Greek mythology it is even said that Aphrodite, the goddess of love, owes her beauty to the rosehip.