Prickly weed in Scotland may be next superfood

Originally published on 8/20/2013 Sea buckthorn, which grows in abundance around Scottish coasts, may be the next superfruit. Despite often being viewed as an invasive prickly weed, the plant’s bright orange berries are packed with vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. Now, scientists from Edinburgh’s Queen Margaret University are working on ways to use them in drinks … Read more

Health-Wise with Larry Miller – Sea Buckthorn and Chronic Inflammation

Published on 5/23/2013 Larry R. Miller has been a freelance writer, worldwide health and fitness information source since 1982. Scientific studies suggest that sea buckthorn (SBT) supplementation may be able to improve every user’s life for the better. My personal experience with SBT has shown that its effects on skin health and skin condition is … Read more

Sea Buckthorn: What is it, what are benefits?

Health-wise with Larry Miller Originally published on  05/09/2013 Some months ago I wrote briefly about sea buckthorn. After writing the article I did more in-depth research. The more I probed, the more intrigued I became.Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a berry producing deciduous shrub that originated in the Himalayas. The berries, seeds and leaves all … Read more

Sea Buckthorn Oil for Mouth Ulcers

Sea buckthorn oil for mouth ulcers Originally posted May 2, 2013 Mouth ulcers – or aphthous ulcers – painful, but the inside of the cheek and opening your mouth, usually in benign lesions. Doctors are not sure what causes these non-contagious oral ulcers, it is believed that the virus infection, stress, lack of nutrition and … Read more

Sea Buckthorn on Fox News! Sea Buckthorn Oil – The Nutritional Supplement for You?

Fox News featured a sea buckthorn article by Chris Kilham, known as the Medicine Hunter. Chris explores indigenous natural medicines around the world and is an influencing voice in the natural product industry. He is the founder of Medicine Hunter, Inc. where he travels to locate native medicinal plants and set up cultivation methods and trade … Read more

How Super is your Super Fruit?

Move over pomegranate, it’s pitaya time. A wave of exotic fruits exploding with nutrients and antioxidants is hitting produce shelves, and it’s worth getting to know them better. Varieties like ligonberry and schizandra berry are making their way into the market in hopes of becoming the next health hero, and others, including baobab, mangosteen, sea … Read more

Mapping out the Riches of Nature – Sea Buckthorn On the Charts!

Naturalliance is calling upon crowdsourcing solutions to create maps for mapping out the riches of nature Following the 2006 ban on sturgeon fishing, the Romanian town of Sfantu Gheorghe, located at the mouth of the Danube river, turned to other income source to replace its fishing based economy. Thus, local children undertook to map out … Read more

Study Suggests Sea Buckthorn Berries May Prevent Ulcers in Horses

A recent study conducted by the American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine indicates that adding sea buckthorn berries to the diet of horses may reduce the incidence of glandular gastric ulcers. Check out our article on sea buckthorn and human ulcers here. “Sea buckthorn berries and pulp are high in lipiphilic and hydrophilic bioactive compounds such … Read more