Certified Organic Sea Buckthorn Berry & Seed oil from SeabuckWonders.
Sea-buckthorn plants produce edible berries often used in pies, jams, juices syrups and liquors. Prized all over the world for it's nutritious properties, especially for it's high content of antioxidants, vitamin C and essential fatty acids, sea buckthorn has been used as a superfood and nutritional supplement for it's many powerful healing benefits.
The nutrient and phytochemical constituents of sea-buckthorn berries have been shown to be helpful in treating both internal and topical disorders. this robust super fruit is packed full of powerful antioxidants, vitamins, essential fatty acids and the entire family of Omegas (3, 6, 9 AND the rare Omega 7) to enhance your daily health and beauty routine. According to Web MD,
Sea buckthorn berries are used for preventing infections, improving sight, and slowing the aging process. The seed or berry oil is used as an expectorant for loosening phlegm; for treating asthma, heart disorders including chest pain (angina) and high cholesterol; for preventing blood vessel disease; and as an antioxidant. Sea buckthorn oil is also used for slowing the decline of thinking skills with age; reducing illness due to cancer, as well as limiting the toxicity of chemical cancer treatment (chemotherapy); balancing the immune system; treating stomach and intestinal diseases including ulcers and reflux esophagitis (GERD); treating night blindness and dry eye; and as a supplemental source of vitamins C, A, and E, beta-carotene, minerals, amino acids, and fatty acids.
Some people apply sea buckthorn berries, berry concentrate, and berry or seed oil directly to the skin for preventing sunburn; for treating radiation damage from x-rays and sunburns; for healing wounds including bedsores, burns, and cuts; for acne, dermatitis, dry skin, eczema, skin ulcers, and skin color changes after giving birth; and for protecting mucus membranes.
In a future post, I will show you how to make your own rich and dreamy healing body butter using these great oils.
Check out my review:
The berry oil is rich, bright orange and smells lovely, the seed oil is nourishing and moisturizing. I have been using it topically and a few drops of each in my tea for a boost of nutrients and I have to say the quality is amazing and I love these great oils!