Amazing Hips…Wild rose

The beautiful wild rose bushes in the Indian Himalayas have an abundance of flowers and dark red hips(rose-hips).  The rosehips contain Vitamin A and C and the antioxidants — beta-carotene, lutein, zeaxanthin and lycopene(which is found in red fruits and vegetables). The villagers eat them and birds seem to love them.

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Yes, helping hands allowed me take the pic of roses which were beyond my reach. The higher the altitude, the better the local people’s attitude……


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