When Sick, It Helps to Heal; When Healthy, it's a Supplement

What is Seabuckthorn?
Seabuckthorn  has been used medicinally in Asia and Europe for hundreds of years, where its health benefits are renowned. 
Seabuckthorn is an ancient crop with modern virtues has recently gained worldwide attention mainly for its nutritional and medicinal value as the berries contain different kinds of nutrients and bioactive compounds including vitamins, fatty acids, free amino acids and elemental components. 
The presence of valuable chemicals and nutritionally important constituents in seabuck thorn berries, and from the scientific knowledge of their importance, it is clear that seabuck thorn berry is one of the most important sources of these constituents and should be used as alternative nutritional and medicinal sources in the commercial market. . 
Seabuckthorn is an optimal pioneer fascinating plant, the berries has been used for medicinal and nutritional purpose in Russia, Europe and Asia for many centuries. This future food source, has been gaining attention, because of its nutritional benefits, as it has been reported to contain more than 190 compounds, in the seeds, fruit and juice. These compounds include 4 types of fat soluble vitamins A, Vitamin D, Vitamin E and Vitamin K, fatty acids, lipids, organic acids, 18 types of amino acids, carbohydrates, vitamins C, B1 , B2, B5, B12, folic acid B9, tocopherols and flavanoids, phenols, terpenes and tannins. Contains 10 out of 14 types of essential minerals, potassium. sodium, calsium, chromium, magnesium, zince, iron, manganese, copper, molybdenum. Many of the substances, that found in sea buckthorn are known to have Beneficial effects on health. 
Seabuckthorn is known in China, Russia and Europe as one of nature’s most incredible medicinal plants.
According to the information provided by the International Research and Training Centre on Seabuckthorn (I C R T S) its natural distribution area includes China, Mongolia, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Russia, Ukraine, Great Britain, France, Denmark, Netherlands, Germany, Poland, Finland, and Norway. 
Currently, the world's largest natural wild grown seabuckthorn is concentrated in China. China ranks, first, in the total area of ​​sea buckthorn countries of the world, accounting for 95 percent of the world total area.
Seabuckthorn is a hardy plant, drought, and cold resistant, useful for land reclamation and armstead protection, through its vigorous vegetative reproduction and strong and complex root system, with nitrogen-fixing nodules. 
According to Schroeder and Yao 1995, seabuckthorn berries are among the most nutritious and vitamin-rich fruits found in the plant kingdom. The berries are rich in carbohydrates, protein and fat soluble vitamins, antioxidants, i.e. vitamins C and Vitamin E, A carotene, and lycopene, essential fatty acids, amino acids, phytosterols, and flavonoids, in addition to chemical elements that is, iron, calcium, etc.   Apart from being nourishing, the juice has a freezing point of minus 22 degree Celsius, allowing it to remain liquid even in sub-zero temperatures.
In 1977, seabuckthorn was officially for the first time, listed in the Chinese Pharmacopoeia, by the Ministry of Public Health. Since 1985, medicinal research on seabuckthorn has received much attention in China. The great advances and demonstrations of its medicinal values have been seen in recent years. In 2002,  Japan has included Seabuckthorn in their new version of the "Health and nutrition Code" 《健康 · 營養食品事典》.
Seabucktorn is the latest fruit to gain “superfood” status in 2013. With the increased interest in the amazing benefits of  the seabuck thorn plant and berry, a new association has been announced, in the USA – United States Seabuckthorn Association. USSA on March two thousand twelve. Here in the U.S., we have just begun,  to understand the potential of seabuck thorn. it is our objective to encourage more research, education, and communication in the coming years. Seabuck thorn has been used for thousands of years, in eastern civilizations, and grows wild throughout several higher elevation areas. The hardy fruit produced from the thorny plant, is loaded with over 190 bio-active nutrients, including vitamins, essential fatty acids, and the most potent food-based natural supply of Omega 7.
32 countries including China, Finland, Germany, Russia, Canada, India, the United States of America, and so on attended the conference the 6th International Seabuckthorn Association Conference, which was held in Potsdam, Germary on October 2013.
The cosmonaut Yuri Gagarin, the first human to travel into space, in 1961. In order to overcome the damages caused by cosmic radiation, sudden change of temperature, weightlessness, and harsh environment, which eventually cause trouble to our immune system, digestive system, and cardiovascular system in the outer space, scientists have chosen seabuck thorn seed oil as the aerospace supplement, for cosmonauts after undergoing countless experiemnts and evaluations which proved its effectiveness. 
Now, it’s the West’s turn to reap the benefits of this truly awesome fruit.
Seabuckthorn primarily grows in shady areas in colder climates such as China, Russia, and Canada. Every part of the Seabuckthorn plant is used for healing, the small branches, leaves, skin, pulp and seeds. 
Seabuckthorn can boost your immune system, heal serious skin ailments, such as eczema and, radiation burns, and, help to fight fatigue and boost energy.
What Makes Seabuckthorn So Healthy?
Seabuckthorn is full of nutrients, and has a nutrient combination that increases its healing abilities. 
For instance, the seeds contain high levels of antioxidants, such as vitamin C and Vitamin E and flavonoids, which help to strengthen your immune system, and protect you from disease, and strengthen your heart. 
Seabuckthorn is also loaded with essential fatty acids, in particular palmitoleic acid, which is a component of skin.
Vitamin E, Ascorbic acid, fatty acids, protein, specifically albumins, and globulins can also be found in Seabuckthorn. 
Plus, Seabuckthorn has bioactive substances, and protein that all play a role in healing and rejuvenation. 
Although the level of nutrients in Seabucktorn varies depending on where it’s grown, it  is still by far one of the most nutritious fruits on the planet.
Seabuckthorn is International Reputation for Healing
Although many in the West are only now becoming familiar with Seabuckthorn, It has been used for over a thousand years in China to improve digestion, promote blood circulation and relieve cough and chronic pain. In Russia, the oil from Seabuckthorn seeds is used to treat burns, eczema, frostbite, lupus and psoriasis. Mongolians treat colitis and enterocolitis with extracts from Seabucktthorn branches and leaves. Seabuckthorn is commonly added to prescriptions in Indian medicine to treat metabolic, gastro-intestinal, cardiac and blood disorders. In ancient Tibetan medicine, Seabuckthorn is a remedy for cough, colds, fever, inflammation, toxicity, abscesses, colon cleansing, gynecological diseases, and tumors, mainly in esophagus and stomach.
If you are looking for natural alternatives to the beauty products found in your local pharmacy, Seabuckthorn should be at the top of your list. The essential fatty acids and antioxidants are potent skin protectors and healers.
Seabuckthorn is used to treat inflammation, making it beneficial for treating skin conditions such as acne, dermatitis, or eczema. 
Seabuckthorn can also heal wounds, sunburns and improve the collagen level in skin. 
Sea buckthorn also has the ability to lower cholesterol and improve cardiovascular function.
If you are skeptical about yet another “superfruit” hitting the market, and think that it may all be a ruse, just to get your money, consider this. 
The benefits of Seabuckthorn is backed up by thousands of scientific studies and its long history in traditional medicine around the world also bolsters its healthy reputation.
Seabuckthorn, a plant which produces the orange-colored Seabuckthorn berry and is grown primarily in the mountainous and colder regions of China, Russia and Canada, 
is rapidly becoming popular throughout the world for the hundreds of potential benefits it provides both nutritionally and medicinally.  
Whether taken internally, in the form of a juice, tea or supplement or applied topically to the skin in oil, lotion or cream form, Seabuckthorn is beginning to earn a reputation as a “super fruit” for its ability to both heal and prevent a wide array of illnesses and conditions.
Here is a List of Sea Buckthorn Health Benefits
Acne –  
The anti-inflammatory agents in Seabuckthorn, such as quercetin, and salycins, together with the immune boosting fatty acids mentioned above, 
work in harmony to help address the 3 main culprits of acne,  immune system, hormone imbalances and chronic inflammation. 
Anti-aging –  
Rich in vitamin A and vitamin E, Seabuckthorn can help reduce the appearance of wrinkles and retard premature skin maturation.  
Chemotherapy –
The flavonoids in Seabuckthorn can help cancer patients recover more rapidly from the effects of radiation, and chemotherapy treatment. 
Cardiovascular Benefits –
Seabuckthorn is rich in unsaturated fatty acids, including omega 3, omega 6, omega 7 and omega 9 oils which can significantly help improve heart health, and drastically reduce a person’s risk for heart attacks and strokes. 
Cell Repair and Rejuvenation –
Studies show that Seabucktthorn can aid significantly in the repair, and rejuvenation of the body’s cellular structure. 
Cerebral Health –
The fatty acids, flavonoids and carotonoids found in Seabuckthorn not only help reduce the risk of stroke, they promote overall brain health and memory. 
Cholesterol Control –
The flavonoids and essential fatty acids in Seabuckthorn help to increase the good cholesterol, HDL, in your blood, and reduce your risk of conditions, such as coronary heart disease, and stroke. Also, phytosterols reduce the amount of cholesterol that you take in during meals.  
Fatigue –
Seabuckthorn is rich in many important vitamins, such as vitamin C and, vitamin E, and can help reduce some of the more common symptoms of fatigue, such as low energy and muscle tension. Seabuck Thorn even helps promote a more restful night’s sleep. 
Gastrointestinal Health –
Seabuckthorn seed oil is an effective treatment for gastric ulcers as it normalizes the output of gastric acid and helps to reduce inflammation in the stomach, and other gastrointestinal organs. 
Hair –
The oils, and fatty acids contained in Seabuckthorn can improve overall hair health and lends itself to a healthy and natural-looking shine.  
In addition, preliminary trials seem to indicate a correlation between the use of Seabuckthorn and a reduction in the onset of premature hair loss. 
Hypertension, or High Blood Pressure –
Extracts from all parts of Seabuckthorn,  the bark, juice, leaves and oil can be effective in treating high blood pressure. Its essential fatty acids, help to lower blood pressure and research suggests that increasing flavonoids, which are abundant in Seabuckthorn intake, also benefits hypertension. 
Immune system –
Seabuckthorn is rich in vitamin C which can help boost the immune system, and helps to fight off disease. 
Liver –
Seabucktthorn contains lecithin which helps to prevent fatty liver. Clinical trials have shown that Seabuckthorn can help normalize liver enzymes, and immune system markers, in those with inflammation, or cirrhosis of the liver and help prevent the harmful effects of many substances high in toxicity. 
Menopause –
Seabuckthorn is a natural lubricant, and helps to relieve vaginal dryness that may occur during menopause. 
Skin Diseases –
Several studies have investigated Seabuckthorn's ability to treat conditions such as acne, dermatitis, eczema, skin lesions and rosacea. Its skin-healing abilities are due to its high essential fatty acid, flavonoids, protein and vitamin content.  
Sun Block –
Seabuckthorn naturally absorbs the sun’s harmful UV rays, which can cause skin damage and may lead to skin cancer. 
Triglycerides –
Seabuckthorn helps to lower these blood fats, that can also contribute to heart disease and stroke. 
Ulcers –
Seabuckthorn contains Carotenoid coexists with vitamin E and essential fatty acids improves the health of mucous membranes, in the gastrointestinal tract, prevents inflammation and ulcer formation. Research involving rats indicate that the seed and pulp oils can prevent, and cure gastric ulcers, possibly because of its phytosterols.  
Wound, Burn Healing and Skin Rejuvenation –
Palmitoleic acid which is just one of the fatty acids, produced by Seabuckthorn is a naturally occurring substance in the skin.  Thus, Seabuckthorn has proved very effective in the treatment of wounds, burns dermatitis, and even cancers of the skin.