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Benefits - 190 bio-active substances
References: S. B. Insider, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC), NRC, Carleton University
Sea Buckthorn is known as a panacea, or cure-all, in many parts of Eastern Asia and Russia. It’s been used for thousands of years to treat health issues and illnesses. Modern science is now uncovering the true health benefits of this super fruit. Sea Buckthorn has an impressive nutritional profile that indirectly heals and fortifies the entire body.
With essential vitamins, omega’s 3, 6, 9, the rare omega 7, super charged anti-oxidants, hundreds of other nutrients, and anti-inflammation properties.
It’s a true skin healer and the high levels of omega 7, mostly found in the berry oil, are renown for supporting tissue and mucous membranes. It’s widely used and probably best known, as a beauty berry. The oil is commonly taken internally to deal with ulcers and other inflammation issues such as in the throat or skin. Always check with your Dr. before adding Sea Buckthorn to your health toolkit.
Additional excerpt - reference: (Sea Buckthorn by Subhuti Dharmanda, PhD., Director, Insitute for Traditional Medicine, Portland, OR)
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Essential Fatty Acids – EFA’s are an essential component of nutrition, therefore cardiovascular health.
Omega 3 — reduces symptoms of diabetes, depression, (ADHD), and Alzheimer’s. Omega-3’s counter inflammatory diseases such as rheumatoid arthritis and Crohn’s disease.
Linoleic Acid (Omega-6) – Lower triglycerides, and may even reduce glucose in diabetics. Oleic Acid (Omega-9) – Oleic fatty acid may lower cholesterol levels and LDLs for improved cardiovascular function.
Omega 7 – Sea Buckthorn contains significant amounts of omega fatty acids, the tremendously useful body fats that contribute to your body’s improved processing of fats.
Vitamin A – Eliminate free radicals and lowers blood cholesterol level.
Vitamin C – Sea Buckthorn has one of the highest Vitamin C contents. Much higher than oranges.
Vitamin E – An antioxidant that’s loaded with power, helping to flush free radicals and keep your blood flow healthy and junk free.
Also: Vitamin’s - B1, B2, B5, B9, B12, D, K & P
Key powerful vitamins for a healthier, more radiant skin. With a high concentration of Vitamin A (Beta Carotene), Sea Buckthorn applied topically improves the skins ability to smooth wrinkles, diminish hyper-pigmentation, and treating acne.
Sea Buckthorn contains Vitamins B1, B2, B5, B9 (Folic Acid) and B12. Studies support claims in helping skin retain moisture, decrease hyper-pigmentation and even reduce skin cancer.
Many skincare companies use Vitamin C additive in skincare (ascorbic acid). Vitamin C is a known anti-oxidant and assists with the youthfulness of skin by collagen maintenance and creation. Vitamin C can also help with hyper-pigmentation smoothing the complexion and reducing brown spots.
Vitamin E has been used for many years to help heal scars and diminish stretch marks.
Additional studies have shown that Vitamin E may dramatically reduce the appearance of deep wrinkles, smooth rough patches of skin and improve overall skin health.
Skin – (Anti-Aging & Cell Regeneration) Sea Buckthorn has been used to treat skin issues including burns, bed sores, and other conditions. Studies suggest that the use of this berry as a supplement has boosted skin health, allowing your body’s immune system to attack wounds and scars successfully.
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Anti-Inflammation – (Lowers Cholesterol) the leaves in this natural herbal healing method have been shown to reduce inflammation.
Possible Cancer Prevention – (Antioxidant) The vitamins, essential fatty acids, and antioxidants extracted into these supplements fight free radicals—dead cell material that collects as waste in miscellaneous areas of the body.
Bacteria Fighter – (Antimicrobial) Sea Buckthorn’s flavanoids and vitamins, which are pervasive in this berry, may be a key immune booster, allowing your body to fight off germs and infections.
Heart Disease & Weight Gain – Most of the benefits listed above, along with the Omega’s power are key nutrients in your body’s battle against heart disease & weight gain.
The seed oil and berry oil obtained from the Sea Buckthorn plant are two different products. Seed oil is extracted from the seed of the plant, which contains a vastly different nutritional makeup from the berry’s fruit oil, which comes from the meat of the Sea Buckthorn berry itself. These amazing berries are uniquely saturated with vitamins and amino acids, so much so that different components of the berry can be applied for specific maladies. The berry is traditionally known for its benefits to the skin, digestive tract, and urinary tract. However, as you will find out, the seed oil has phenomenal benefits as a dietary supplement for enhancing the immunity system and supporting cardiovascular, brain and liver health.