Information Made from wild rose hips, this tea boasts a vitamin C content that rivals a glass of orange juice. Health Benefits: High in vitamin C Flavonoid-rich Contains catechins 18 Bleach Free Tea Bags / Box Late summer brings melancholy to some, including the seemingly jolly and respected rose plant. For, this is the time of year when days spent frolicking in lazy afternoons are coming to an end, school beckons, and stalwart roses lose their petals. If you are a rose bush caretaker, you’ve likely been trimming and pruning your flowers so won’t be able to see, or cultivate, any rose hips. If not, however, this is when you will begin to notice the treasure hidden within, which is the focus of this particular profile: the highly nutritious rose hips, or seed pod part of the rose plant.