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Alternative Names

Ananas de Sibérie, Argasse, Argousier, Argousier Faux-Nerprun, Bourdaine Marine, Buckthorn, Chharma, Dhar-Bu, Épine Luisante, Épine Marrante, Espino Armarillo, Espino Falso, Faux Nerprun, Finbar, Grisset, Meerdorn, Oblepikha, Olivier de Sibérie, Purging Thorn, Rokitnik, Sallow Thorn, Sanddorn, Saule Épineux, Sceitbezien, Sea-Buckthorn, Seedorn, Star-Bu, Tindved CAUTION: Please refer to separate listings for Alder Buckthorn, European Buckthorn, Cascara

Scientific Name

Hippophae rhamnoides

Why Do People Use Sea Buckthorn ?

Oral preparations Hippophae rhamnoides (Sea buckthorn), like sea buckthorn powder, are used for the treatment of gastrointestinal ulcers, arthritis, exanthemata and gout. Tea of sea buckthorn leaves is consumed as a source of flavones, vitamins, fatty acids, amino acids, and minerals such tea is also used to improve blood lipids and blood pressure, controlling and preventing from blood vessel dysfunction, removing boosting immunity and free radicals. Sea buckthorn berries are used orally for improving sight, preventing infections, inhibiting aging and sclerosis. Sea buckthorn berry oil is used orally for treating asthma, for lowering cholesterol, cardiac disorders including angina, as an antioxidant and to prevent from atheroma related issues. Orally, sea buckthorn berry oil is also used for reducing cancer morbidity and the toxicity of chemotherapy, postponing senility, treating night blindness and dry eye, intestinal and stomach diseases such as reflux and ulcers esophagitis, balancing the immune system, as a supplemental source of beta-carotene, vitamins C, A, and E, superoxide dismutase, flavonoids, amino acids, minerals and fatty acids. Sea buckthorn berries, berry or seed oil and berry concentrate are topically used as a sunscreen, healing wounds such as bedsores, for treating radiation damage from sunburns and x-rays burns, for cuts, dermatitis, for acne, eczema, dry skin, postpartum pigmentation, skin ulcers and for protecting mucus membranes. Berries of sea buckthorn are considered an essential ingredient in juices, jellies, various sauces and purees. Sea buckthorn powder is utilized commercially in anti-aging and various cosmetics products preparations.

Is It Safe To Use?

Likely Safe - Sea buckthorn fruit is thought to be likely safe when it is utilized as a food. Fruit part of sea buckthorn is usually used as a food in number of commercial products, such q as, pies, jams, liquors and drinks. However, oral and appropriate consumption of sea buckthorn in medicinal preparations is also considered safe. According to clinical experiments, fruit or extract of sea buckthorn can be safely used for up to three months. However, to rate the safety of sea buckthorn leaf or extracts, there is insufficient and unreliable information available. There is insufficient reliable information available about the safety of the sea buckthorn leaf or extracts. Avoid in Pregnancy and Lactation - Any part of sea buckthorn should be avoided in pregnancy and breastfeeding because there is scarce and unreliable information available regarding its safety.

How Effective Is Sea Buckthorn ?

To rate the effectiveness of sea buckthorn in following conditions there is scarce and unreliable information available: • Cardiovascular disease • Common cold • Digestive tract infection • Dry eye • Liver cirrhosis

How Sea Buckthorn Works?

The most effective parts of Hippophae rhamnoides are the fruit, flowers, leaves and seed. Sea buckthorn fruits consist of fruit acids including acetic acid, malic acid, quinic acid, flavonoids, sitosterol and volatile oil. It additionally contains carotenoids which further include beta-carotene, lycopene, gamma-carotene, and fatty oils including isolinol acid, oleic acid, stearic acid, linolenic acid and palmitoleic acid. The fruit part also consists of vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, C, tocopherols and amino acids. The synthesis differs in light of source, extraction process utilized and its atmosphere as well. Vitamin C is one of the major vitamins in sea buckthorn powder. The fruit of this plant gives more or less 400 mg of vitamin C every 100 grams of fruit. But the handling the fruit juice and capacity can lead to decrease in vitamin C content. Flavonoids from the fruits of sea buckthorn are thought to decrease cardiovascular dysfunction by reducing inflammation, diseasing lowering cholesterol and platelet aggregation. In healthy individuals, daily consumption of 28 grams of frozen puree of sea buckthorn berries essentially decreases the C-reactive protein (CRP) and inflammation as compared to placebo. But additional utilization of sea buckthorn flavonols to oatmeal porridge does not appear to essentially decrease homocysteine, CRP or levels of oxidized low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol in people. Initial studies on many individuals recommend that sea buckthorn berry oil can restrain platelet aggregation. Initial studies on animal model also recommend that fruits juice of sea buckthorn may decreases the development and occurrence of tentatively impelled tumors.

What Are The Side Effects /Adverse Reactions of Sea Buckthorn ?

There is no side effect reported due to consumption of sea buckthorn powder.

How Sea Buckthorn Interacts With Other Herbs and Supplements?

Following are some supplements & herbs that may interact with sea buckthorn powder: • Herbs and Supplements with Antiplatelet & Anticoagulant Properties

How Sea Buckthorn Interacts With Drugs?

Not known.

How Sea Buckthorn Interacts With Foods?

Not known.

How Sea Buckthorn Interacts With Lab Tests?

Not known.

How Sea Buckthorn Interacts With Diseases and Conditions?

Hippophae rhamnoides may interact with following conditions: • Surgery

What Should Be the Dose/Administration of Sea Buckthorn ?

ORAL To cure dry eyes, particular extract made of sea buckthorn seed plus pulp oil (Omega-7, Aromtech Ltd., Finland) in a quantity of one gram should be used two times every day with food.


Sea buckthorn is a deciduous plant. Sea buckthorn is locally grown to many areas which include large areas of Asia and Europe. Largely, sea buckthorn is found in various regions of China. The sea buckthorn fruit juices and fruit itself are commonly used in jams, jellies, drinks, pies and liquors because of its unique flavor. However, the fruit is astringent and acidic in nature and because of this reason it is not consumed raw Don’t mix alder buckthorn (Rhamnus frangula) with sea buckthorn.

General Certificate of Analysis (COA)

Specification sheet links below are a standard copy of the COA less the batch or lot number and manufactures dates. Specification sheet can be dated and should only be considered as a general information. Please contact and request an up to date COA if needed for specific updated information before placing order by filling out the contact form with product name and SKU number. If ordering quantities of twenty five kilos or more contact for availability.

Specification Sheets

Sea Buckthorn Powder


These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

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