[NAFEX] Rosehip Syrup Question

Ernest Plutko ernestplutko at wiktel.com
Wed Mar 18 10:42:59 EDT 2009

Vitamin C is destroyed by heat.  Has anyone tested rose hip syrup for
Vitamin C content?

---- Original Message ----
From: spidra at speakeasy.net
To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
Subject: RE: [NAFEX] Rosehip Syrup Question
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 08:50:21 -0700

>Someone in another group I'm in asked this question and no one's had 
>an answer yet. I'm willing to bet some of the smart folks on this  
>list know.  She wanted to know how rosehip syrup could be claimed to 
>have so much Vitamin C when it requires so much boiling to make it.  
>Wouldn't boiling it for long reduce the Vitamin C content?
>Megan Lynch
>Berkeley, CA
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