Sea Buckthorn

Sea Buckthorn

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Sea Buckthorn is the latest health craze. Native to Northwest Europe and China, Sea Buckthorn is also commonly known as Siberian pineapple, Sea Berry, Sandthorn and Swallowthorn. The Sea Buckhorn gets its name from its thorns and habit of growing near the sea. The plant has silvery deciduous leaves and bright orange berries due to its high carotene content. The berries are sour in taste but have an aromatic scent similar to pineapple.
“With over 190 bioactive compounds, sea buckthorn is an unsurpassed source of Omegas 3, 6 and 9,” according to Sibu. Sibu further states that “it’s a rich source of the elusive essential fatty acid, Omega-7, an essential fatty acid vital to collagen production and healthy skin, hair and nails.”
There are alot of sea buckthorn supplements coming out on the market. Adding one to your regimen may assist with improving your overall beauty – from the inside out.

Bioactive Compounds

  • Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, K and P
  • Carotenoids – beta carotene, gamma carotene, lycopene
  • Folate
  • Fruit acids
  • Carbohydrate
  • Essential fatty acids
  • Amino acids
  • Flavonoids
  • 20 Essential Minerals

Health Benefits

  • Anti-aging
  • Anti-inflammatory
  • Improved cardiovascular health
  • Assists with gastric disorders
  • Helps in the treatment of colds and exhaustion
  • Promotes healing burns, eczema and radiation injury (external applications)
  • Promotes healthy hair, skin and nails

Author: Vogue

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