WILD SEA-BUCKTHORN BERRIES
Hippophae, the sea-buckthorns, are deciduous shrubs in the family Elaeagnaceae. It is also referred to as sandthorn, sallowthorn or seaberry. Seabuckthorn is the most valuable forest tree species contain natural vitamin and its vitamin C content is much higher than that of fresh dates and kiwi, which is known as the treasure house of natural vitamins. It has high nutritional, therapeutic and medicinal values.
Containing an impressive nutritional profile; a variety of vitamins, fatty acid, trace elements, flavonoids, antioxidants and amino acids. Every 100 gram of sea buckthorn fruits contain 10.5 gram of protein, 6.8 gram of fats, 20 grams of sugar, 3-4 milligrams of organic acids and also contains variety of vitamins and minerals. Moreover, it also contains high amount of vitamin C, highest among most of the fruits.
The health effects of sea buckthorn fruits have been known to Tibetan medicine for over 1000 years. It was discovered that locals who often consumed sea buckthorn fruit rarely get sick, health improved and recovered from gastrointestinal diseases and cardiovascular diseases. 100 years ago, the former Russian scientists conducted researches on sea buckthorn fruits, it was discovered that sea buckthorn fruits contains 30 types of active ingredients, which helps to treat gastrointestinal diseases, gastric ulcer, cardiovascular disease and other health related problems and significantly strengthen immune’s system.
Sea buckthorn fruits have high medicinal values; it can strengthen immune’s system, prevents cancer, reduces radiation damage, regulates blood pressure, reduces cholesterol, relives angina pectoris and prevents atherosclerosis. Moreover, sea buckthorn fruit oil contains fatty acids, hydrocarbon, sterols and phospholipids, which are the main component of skin care. These components are easily absorbed by skin, works similar to sebum, can significantly improves cycle of skin cells, promotes skin micro-circulation, inhibits lipid peroxidation,, accelerates skin metabolisms, slows down aging process, anti-wrinkles, whitening, reduces melasma and acnes.