Rose hips, also known as Rosa canina, is the fruit of the rose plant, which is a perennial shrub native to Europe, Asia and North America. The fruit is used for medicinal and culinary purposes. Rose hips are rich in Vitamin C, vitamin A and other antioxidants that are beneficial for overall health. They have been traditionally used to help improve respiratory health and to help reduce symptoms of bronchitis, asthma, and coughs. Rose hips are also traditionally used to help reduce symptoms of pain, particularly in the joints and to help reduce symptoms of arthritis and rheumatism. They are also believed to have diuretic properties and may help to increase urine output and reduce symptoms of water retention. They are also believed to have anti-inflammatory properties and may help to reduce pain and inflammation.