Encyclopedia of Health Benefits of Berries

 Sea-buckthorn Berries
  26. Sea-buckthorn Berries:


 These are grape-sized orange berries that are found in the Himalayas. These are rich in antioxidants and vitamins that help in weight loss and to keep away from dementia.

Seabuckthorn is known as nature’s most balanced fruit. This “Holy Fruit of the Himalayas” has been cherished by native Tibetans for centuries for its incredible nutritive qualities.

The Seabuckthorn fruit is also known throughtout the world as Sandthorn, Sandorn, and the "Wonder Berry". Consider seabuckthorn’s nutritional profile: Seabuckthorn contains more than 190 biologically active compounds and with its full range of omega fatty acids in perfect balance. Seabuckthorn contains more than 60 antioxidants and high ORAC value. The fruit of SEABUCKTHORN is very rich in vitamin C (300-1600 mg/100 g), which is 4 - l00 times higher than any vegetable and fruit.

Seabuckthorn is a small, yellow-orange to orange-red berry with a sourish taste that are native to China, Russia, and Mongolia. Seabuckthorn was used in China for over 12 centuries where it was first used for traditional Chinese medicine strengthening stomach, blood circulation and respiration. Seabuckthorn is currently used in juice, sports drinks, jellies, ice cream, cosmetics and medicines.

Seabuckthon is rich in macronutrients and micronutrients. Seabuckthorn contains vitamins B1, B2, folic acid, C, E, beta-carotene (provitamin A), and K. It contains carotenoids, flavonoids, phenols, terpenes and at least 20 mineral cofactors. Seabuckthorn also naturally contains 5-HT (serotonin), a neurotransmitter that helps regulate emotions.

Seabuckthorn numerous health benefits include cardiovascular, immunity, anticancer, memory, growth, anti-inflammatory, and skin health. Seabuckthorn is known as nature’s most balanced fruit. This “Holy Fruit of the Himalayas” has been cherished by native Tibetans for centuries for its incredible nutritive qualities. The Seabuckthorn fruit is also known throughtout the world as Sandthorn, Sandorn, and the "Wonder Berry". Consider seabuckthorn’s nutritional profile: Seabuckthorn contains more than 190 biologically active compounds and with its full range of omega fatty acids in perfect balance. Powerful anti-inflammatory, in addition to omega-7’s, seabuckthorn also provides a rich source of powerful antioxidant and anti-inflammatory constituents including carotenoids (pro-vitamin A), mixed tocopherols and tocotrienols (vitamin E), phytosterols and beneficial omega 3, 6, and 9 fatty acids.

Together with omega-7 fatty acids, these compounds deliver proven benefits to gut mucosa while providing a wide range of benefits to the cardiovascular, immune, and integumentary system.

In numerous animal models, sea buckthorn has been shown to prevent and repair ulceration of the digestive tract caused by common stressors like noise, radiation, vibration, and acidic environments. These impressive findings have prompted further research examining this effect in humans.

In one clinical study involving 30 subjects diagnosed with peptic ulcer disease, sea buckthorn supplementation for one month was deemed an effective treatment for 96.7 percent of cases and had a 76.6 percent cure rate. Its restorative effects on oral and vaginal mucosa have also been studied in humans and are equally impressive.

Seabuckthorn is not only a powerful antioxidant but perhaps the most complete Superfruit on planet earth with a vast array of health benefits listed below documented in over 200 clinical and scientific studies and growing each day.

Sea-buckthorn BerriesIncluded in these 190 nutrients, are the following:

  • Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, K, and P

  • Omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 (Essential Fatty Acids or EFAs)

  • 42 Lipids

  • Organic Acids

  • 17 Amino Acids

  • Folic Acid

  • Tocopherols

  • Flavonoids

  • Phenols

  • Terpenes

  • Tannins


20 Mineral Elements

Seabuckthorn is rich in macronutrients and micronutrients. Seabuckthorn contains vitamins B1, B2, folic acid, C, E, beta-carotene (provitamin A), and K. It contains carotenoids,

flavonoids, phenols, terpenes and at least 20 mineral cofactors. Seabuckthorn also naturally contains 5-HT (serotonin), a neurotransmitter that helps regulate emotions.

Seabuckthorn numerous health benefits include cardiovascular, immunity, anticancer, memory, growth, anti-inflammatory, and skin health. Seabuckthorn contains more than 60 antioxidants and high ORAC value.The fruit of SEABUCKTHORN is very rich in vitamin C (300-1600 mg/100 g), which is 4 - l00 times higher than any vegetable and fruit.

Seabuckthorn oil and the juice are highly nutrient rich store house of natural remedies by itself, and if you decide to take just one supplement this is it.

Sea buckthorn berries happen to be a recent Western discovery, although their consumption in a lot of Oriental and Asian products has been around for lots of years. Right now, researchers are attempting to find out what the actual health benefits of sea buckthorn berries are and which component extraction method would be the most effective to ensure that no positive qualities are lost in the process.

 


 

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Dated 12 March 2013