Rosa rubiginosa Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
eglantine sweetbriar sweetbrier

Rosa rubiginosa is a species of rose native to Europe and western Asia. It is a dense deciduous shrub 2–3 m high and across, with the stems bearing numerous hooked prickles. The foliage has a strong apple-like fragrance. The leaves are pinnate, 5–9 cm long, with 5–9 rounded to oval leaflets with a serrated margin, and numerous glandular hairs. The flowers are 1.8–3 cm diameter, the five petals being pink with a white base, and the numerous stamens yellow; the flowers are produced in clusters of 2–7 together, from late spring to mid summer. The fruit is a globose to oblong red hip 1–2 cm diameter.

Rosa rubiginosa

Economic importance of Rosa rubiginosa

Environmental ornamental
Weed potential sed contaminant

Gallery

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Geografical distribution

  • AFRICA
    Naturalized
    • Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • Western Asia: Iran; Iraq; Turkey
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Naturalized
    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Native
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Ireland; Norway; United Kingdom
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia
    • East Europe: Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Ukraine
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Naturalized
    • United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Naturalized
    • South America

Biological activities

5-Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Aldose-Reductase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Allergenic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Alpha-Reductase-Inhibitor
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Analgesic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Anemiagenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Angiotensin-Receptor-Blocker
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Anthelmintic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
AntiAGE
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
AntiCFS
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
AntiCTS
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
AntiHIV
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
AntiLyme
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
AntiMS
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
AntiPMS
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiacne
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiaggregant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiaging
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiallergic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antialopecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antialzheimeran
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antianaphylactic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiandrogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiangiogenic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiarteriosclerotic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiasthmatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiatheromic
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antiatherosclerotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antibacterial
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Anticancer
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Anticarcinomic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Anticariogenic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Anticataract
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Anticervicaldysplasic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Anticlimacteric
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Anticold
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Anticoronary
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antidecubitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antidementia
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antidepressant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antidiabetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antidiarrheic
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antidysenteric
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antieczemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antiedemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiencephalitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiendometriotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antienteritic
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antifatigue
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antifibrinolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antifibrotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antigallstone
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antigastritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antigingivitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiglaucomic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antigranular
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antihangover
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antihemorrhagic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antihepatitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antihepatotoxic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiherpetic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antihistaminic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antihyperkeratotic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antihypertensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiichythyotic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiinfertility
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiinflammatory
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antilepric
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antileukoplakic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antileukotriene-D4
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antilipolytic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antilipoperoxidant
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antilithic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antilupus
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antimaculitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antimastitic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antimeasles
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antimenopausal
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antimenorrhagic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Antimetastatic
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antimigraine
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antimutagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antineuramidase
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antinitrosic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiobesity
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antiophidic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiorchitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiosteoarthritic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiosteoporotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antioxidant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Lycopene found in Plant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiozenic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antipapillomic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiparkinsonian
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiparotitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiperiodontitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiphotophobic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antipityriasic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antipneumonic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antipodriac
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antipoliomyelitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiporphyric
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiproliferant
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antiprostatitic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Lycopene found in Plant
Antipsoriac
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antipyretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiradicular
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Lycopene found in Plant
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antirenitic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiretinotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antirheumatic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antirhinitic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiscorbutic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antiseptic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antishingles
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antispasmodic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antistress
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Antisyndrome-X
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Antitumor
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Lycopene found in Plant
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antitussive
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Antiulcer
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antiviral
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Antixerophthalmic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Apoptotic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Asthma-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-Glucuronidase-Inhibitor
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
COX-1-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Plant
COX-2-Inhibitor
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Calcium-Antagonist
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Cancer-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Lycopene found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Carcinogenic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Cardioprotective
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Chelator
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Chemopreventive
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Choleretic
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Cold-preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Collagenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Colorant
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Lycopene found in Plant
Rubixanthin found in Plant
Zeaxanthin found in Plant
Comedolytic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Cosmetic
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Cyclooxygenase-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Demulcent
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Dermatitigenic
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Detoxicant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Diuretic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
FLavor
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Fistula-Preventive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Fungicide
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Gastroprotective
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Glucosyl-Transferase-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Hemolytic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Hemostat
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Hepatoprotective
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Zeaxanthin found in Plant
Hypercholesterolemic
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Hypocholesterolemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Lycopene found in Plant
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Hypoglycemic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Hypotensive
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Immunomodulator
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Immunostimulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Immunosuppressant
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Insectifuge
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Interferon-Synergist
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Interferonogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Irritant
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Lipoxygenase-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Lithogenic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Lubricant
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
MAO-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Metastatic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Mucogenic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Mucolytic
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Nematicide
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Ornithine-Decarboxylase-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Percutaneostimulant
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Perfumery
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Peristaltic
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Pesticide
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Pectin found in Seed (46000 ppm)
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Phagocytotic
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Prooxidant
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Lycopene found in Plant
Propecic
Linoleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Oleic-acid found in Seed Oil
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Psychotropic
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)
Quinone-Reductase-Inducer
Zeaxanthin found in Plant
Soap
Palmitic-acid found in Seed Oil
Suppository
Stearic-acid found in Seed Oil
Thymoprotective
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Tyrosine-Kinase-Inhibitor
Catechins found in Seed (9100 ppm)
Ubiquiot
Beta-carotene found in Plant
Uricosuric
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Urinary-Acidulant
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Vasodilator
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Vulnerary
Ascorbic-acid found in Seed (12500 ppm)
Xanthine-Oxidase-Inhibitor
Polyphenols found in Seed (26400 ppm)

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Chemicals detected

Chemical Plant part Low ppm High ppm
Ascorbic-acid Seed 12,500
Beta-carotene Plant
Carotenoids Seed 500
Catechins Seed 9,100
Flavonoids Seed 3,500
Glycosides Seed 170,000
Leucoanthocyanins Seed 17,500
Linoleic-acid Seed Oil
Linolenic-acid Seed Oil
Lycopene Plant
O-vanillin Plant 1,000
Oleic-acid Seed Oil
P-carotene Plant
Palmitic-acid Seed Oil
Pectin Seed 46,000
Polyphenols Seed 26,400
Rubixanthin Plant
Stearic-acid Seed Oil
Taraxanthin Plant
Zeaxanthin Plant
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]