Botanical Name Hippophae rhamnoides
Sea buckthorn oil is a shrub that belongs to the Elaeagnaceae family and grows in the mountainous and coastal areas of Asia and Europe. Sea buckthorn oil was even cited in the blood-stained histories of Genghis Khan, proving that the benefits and uses of sea buckthorn have been well-known for a very long time. It has yellow or pale orange and more fluid.
Sea buckthorn oil is extracted from the seed of sea buckthorn fruit by the method of CO2 cold pressing.
Sea buckthorn oil is well-known today for its healing and rejuvenating effects on the skin
Sea buckthorn berry is becoming as popular as pomegranate and acai berry because of its very impressive nutritional profile. It contains over 190 nutrients and phytonutrients, including vitamin C, which is 12 times higher than that of an orange
Both sea buckthorn seed and fruit oil are rich in nutrients such as carotenoids, tocotrienols, and tocopherols. They are loaded with antioxidants like phenols, terpenes, and glucosides; vitamins A, C, and E; beta-carotene; plant sterols; and trace elements such as copper, iron, selenium, and manganese.
Sea buckthorn oil can help soothe the mucosal tissue in the digestive tract, and may also be useful in treating gastric ulcers.
Sea buckthorn oil provides relief from dry eye, a condition commonly seen in older people and menopausal women and is often caused by hormonal changes.
Sea buckthorn oil can be taken internally or used topically to get its benefits. When using the oil topically, simply apply it on the affected areas, such as burns, cuts, or other lesions.
Safety and precautions
Sea buckthorn oil may cause certain side effects in some people, such as diarrhea, abdominal spasms, and other gastrointestinal problems. Avoid taking this oil in high amount.