July 29, 2016

Cherokee Rosehip

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What other names is Cherokee Rosehip known by?

Cherokee Rose, Cherokee Rose Musquée, Chinese Rosehip, Fructus Rosae Laevigatae, Jin Yin Zi, Jinyingzi, Rosa camellia, Rosa cherokeensis, Rosa chinensis, Rosa laevigata, Rosa Mosqueta Cherokee, Rosa nivea, Rosa sinica, Rosa ternata, Rosier des Cherokees.

What is Cherokee Rosehip?

Cherokee rosehip is a shrub. People use the fruit to make medicine.

Men use Cherokee rosehip for male sexual problems such as leaking semen and other disorders. Women use it for vaginal discharges and uterine bleeding.

Other uses include treatment of night sweats, frequent urination, bed wetting, ongoing diarrhea, ongoing cough, high blood pressure, and swelling (inflammation) of the intestine (enteritis).

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Male sexual problems.
  • Vaginal discharges.
  • Uterine bleeding.
  • Night sweats.
  • Frequent urination.
  • Bed wetting.
  • Chronic cough.
  • High blood pressure.
  • Diarrhea.
  • Intestinal swelling (enteritis).
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Cherokee rosehip for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).

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