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    Rose Hips: A Stroll on the Beach Can Ease Arthritis and Cure the Sniffles

    I would like to understand why these pretty seed balls on bloomed rose bushes are called “hips.” They are really seed pods so wouldn’t “rose pods” make more sense? Though the term comes from Rosa rugosa or “beach rose,” if we want to get technical, because they are found growing on the beach.

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