Not many people know about rosehip oil for scars and stretch marks let alone rosehip fruit. Rosehip fruit is come from rose plants which are Sweet Briar, Cherokee Rose or God Rose. Rosehip contains essential fatty acid like omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids, linoleic acid and rich with vitamin A and C. Once rosehip oil absorb into the skin, those fatty acids will turn into prostaglandin. Prostaglandin will work to reduce discoloration and stimulate regeneration of new cells. As a result stretch marks and scars will be gone and you will have smoother skin and an even skin tones.
Unlike the other essential oils which leaves greasy feeling, rosehip oil will be absorbed completely into the skin with no greasy feeling after it applied. To cure stretch marks or scars all you have to do is applying rosehip oil directly on the area where the marks are located. Rub the oil gently in circular motion on the area of scars. For a better result use rosehip oil few times daily. If necessary, rosehip oil can be combined with other essential oils like lavender, tea tree, lemongrass or neroli oil. Rosehip oil affect the skin to be more sensitive to the sun. So make sure to apply sunblock every times you go outdoor after used rosehip oil.
Rosehip oil can be used not only to cure the stretch marks and scars, but also to reduce wrinkles, eliminate acne scars and moisture the skin. If you eat rosehip fruits (not oil), vitamin A and C which are contained richly in the fruits will boost the immunity and help your body fight against influenza. Though there are many good reviews about rosehip oil for scars and stretch marks, you still need to consult your doctor before you try the oil especially if you have sensitive skins.