sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides)

wild sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) fruits leaves meadow healthy natural medicinal

« Sea buckthorn has more than nine times the quantity of vitamin C found in citrus fruits »

Common name(s): sea buckthorn

Family: Elaeagnaceae

Origin: Europe, Asia

Parts used: leaves, flowers, fruits

Constituents: proanthocyanidins, dimeric, trimeric, tetrameric, Vitamins(C, B1, B2, B6, A, E, F, P, K1, D, carotenoids, lycopene), minerals (macronutrients, potassium, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, copper, manganese, nickel), tocopherols, tocotrienols, unsaturated fatty acids (palmitooleic acid, gamma-linolenic acid), antioxidants

Therapeutic actions: antiatherogenic, antiaggregative, antioxidant, antiinflammatory, anti-atherosclerotic, anti-ulcerogenic, hepato-protective

Organs or systems affected: blood, liver, bones, central nervous system, immune system, gastrointestinal system, muscles, cardiovascular system, skin

Main medicinal uses:

  • protects the heart against cardiovascular disease
  • cleans blood
  • helps protect the liver
  • enhances the immune system
  • relieves muscle spasm
  • reduces effect of sunburns
  • boosts circulation
  • treats infections

Counterindications: Generally considered safe in normal daily amounts in food of herbal teas. Avoid use during pregnancy. Sea nuckthors might lower blood pressure when taken as medicine. Use with care and consult your doctor for prolonged used.

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