Sea buckthorn

(latin: Hippophae rhamnoides)

Description:

Sea buckthorn is a medium-sized, hardy, deciduous shrub that grows 2-6 m (6-20 feet) in height. It is found along riversides, in mountainous areas, and in sandy and gravel ground at elevations of 3,300 to 4,500 m (10.000-15000 feet). The bark is thick and rough.
Sea buckthorn has an impressive nutritional profile that indirectly heals and fortifies the entire body. With 14 essential vitamins, omega’s 3, 6, 9, the rare omega 7, super charged anti oxidants, hundreds of other nutrients, and anti-inflammation properties; Sea buckthorn is THE supplement to be taking. It’s as if one combined fish oil with a multi vitamin/mineral all from one fruit. It’s just a super fruit with almost everything the body needs!

Health benefits:

anti-astmathic anti-diabetic anti-oxidant lowering blood pressure

Medicinal uses:

Flowers and leaves can be used for arthritis, gout, GI ulcers and skin irritations and rashes. The leaves can also be boiled into tea which have vitamins and minerals, antioxidants, amino acids and fatty acids. The tea is typically used for lowering blood pressure and serum cholesterol, prevention and treatment of diseases of the blood vessel, and for increasing immunity. Sea buckthorn berries are used for preventing skin infections, improving sight, and slowing the aging process.
Seed or berry oil is used for asthma, angina, hyperlipidemia (high cholesterol), as an antioxidant and as an expectorant. Sea Buckthorn oil is used in traditional medicine to slow the reduction of mental agility associated with aging and to reduce the side effects of cancer and cancer treatments. It may

This page is for informational purposes. It may rely on scientific studies but it isn't scientific as a whole. Do not use any treatment before consulting a phisician; if you do use any herbal plants don't over abuse them (even water in large quantities is bad for the body). Extra precaution during pregnancy and breastfeeding !