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DOG ROSE (ROSA CANINA)
Astringent, carminative, diuretic, tonic.
Brier hips are particularly beneficial for the digestive apparatus and produce a diuretic effect without irritating the kidneys. Where there is a tendency toward kidney stones or gravel, use brier hips as a preventive or arrestant.
Brier hips are also recommended for kidney or bladder inflammation. By eliminating uric acid accumulations, brier hips also help in gouty and rheumatic complaints. Sometimes used for fever and as a beverage tea.