Super berry sea buckthorn for antioxidant and omega 3 powers
Sea buckthorn oil comes from the seeds and berries of the sea buckthorn plant. Both the seeds and the berries are rich in nutrients and are particularly beneficial in nourishing the skin from the inside and outside. It has many antioxidant properties and helps to support health and wellbeing.
Sea buckthorn is known for its antioxidant properties and omega 3 powers.
How does this humble berry have so many benefits?
The name implies that it grows near the sea, however this isn’t the case. It’s found mostly in Europe and Asia and is widely grown to conserve soils and wild life but it also has the added benefit of super nutritious berries. The most abundant species is called Hippophae Rhamnoides, this strain is rich in omega-7. Omega-7 is hard to get in our day to day diet so sea buckthorn is definitely an ingredient to include in your supplement routine.
The plant provides 2 different types of oil. Fruit oil is extracted from the sea buckthorn berries. They are bright orange in colour and are a little smaller than a blueberry. Seed oil is extracted from the seeds, this is a yellow or pale orange colour while the fruit oil is much darker and is almost red in colour.
These wonder berries and seeds contain a magnitude of ingredients including:
Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, E, K and P, amino acids, phenols, carotenoids, flavonoids, folic acid, omega 3, 6, 7 and 8 plus many minerals and a collection of essential fatty acids.
What are the benefits of sea buckthorn oil?
Sea buckthorn oil contains powerful plant nutrients, know as phytonutrients. These phytonutrients have anti inflammatory properties.
Sea buckthorn promotes healthy skin
The oil has a calming effect on irritated and polluted skin conditions. It helps to reduce the symptoms of acne, dry skin, eczema and dermatitis.
Pure sea buckthorn oil has 2.4 times more carotenoids than any other oil. Carotenoids are reputed to be beneficial in reducing bacterial infections and viruses.
May reduce cholesterol levels
Studies show that the antioxidant properties may reduce platelet aggregation and help to reduce free radical damage of the cells.
Promotes healthy blood sugar levels
Research has shown that oil from the sea buckthorn plant helps to promote healthy blood sugar levels.
How to include sea buckthorn oil in your diet.
The easiest way to get your daily dose of sea buckthorn is to take a supplement. Skin Perfecting Complex contains pure sea buckthorn oil combined with skin calming ingredients and our vegan collagen boosting ingredient, Botani-col.
Get your daily dose of sea buckthorn in Skin Perfecting complex.