Vitamin-rich Powerhouse, Fat burner, Beauty aid.
Endorsed as one of the most nutritious and vitamin-rich foods in the world, the sea buckthorn is a tiny tart yellow-orange berry that are high in B-complex vitamins as well as A, C, E and K. Considered “nature's multivitamin” this little berry packs heart-healthy, cancer-fighting flavonoids and carotenoids, is a natural source of Omegas 3, 6, 7, 9 along with high amounts of protein, antioxidants, fibre, minerals and vitamins (at least 190 bioactive compounds).
One of the multitude of benefits for the sea buckthorn is an unusual concentration of the essential omega-7 fatty acid. Sea buckthorn is the best source of Omega-7 and the richest plant source in the world for the rare EFA. Omega-7 helps the body maintain itself in a variety of ways, including counteracting weight gain and keeping skin healthy and wrinkle free.
The health benefits of sea buckthorn berries are widely documented and have been used as a drug by Tibetan and Mongolian medicine since very ancient times. It has documented pharmacological effects on the lungs, the stomach, the spleen, the blood circulation, according to the Tang and Qing Dynasty.
The following characteristics have been observed in studies involving humans, animals, and/or cultured cells when treated with the fruit, the oil, or other forms of extract:
Contains over 190 different nutrients, and more than 60 antioxidants & lowering of LDL cholesterol and triglycerides
Extremely high content of vitamin C
Use as medicine for its impressive vitamin content A, B1, B2, B12, C, D, E and K
Contains omega fatty acids 3, 6, 7 and 9
Beneficial for vegetarians because it contains vitamin B12
Enhances eye health increasing tear secretion in patients with dry eyes
Heals UV damage, burns, cuts and wounds with a reduction in skin sunburn
Supports healthy digestion, the cardiovascular system and liver protective effects
Anti-inflammatory components which improve the healing processes
Contains zinc, potassium, magnesium, sodium and calcium
In modern traditional medicine, the sea buckthorn is used for treating many ailments, preventing infections, improving sight, and slowing the aging process.