Sea buckthorn grown in Ladakh brings the benefit of it being in its’ purest form possible on earth – absolute fresh water, soil and air. Completely hand made. No use of machinery anywhere even when it comes to transporting the raw materials. The spiritual and honest vibes of the Ladakhis adds the bonus not expected anywhere.
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In herbal medicine, sea buckthorn has long been used to support the digestive system, enhance heart health, reduce inflammation, and treat skin disorders.1
Sea buckthorn oil has also gained popularity as an ingredient in various skin care products. When applied topically, sea buckthorn oil is thought to have many benefits.
Older studies suggest oral sea buckthorn supplements may help treat atopic dermatitis (eczema). For example, one 1999 study tested sea buckthorn pulp oil on 49 people with atopic dermatitis.2 Researchers observed significant improvement in eczema symptoms among those who took sea buckthorn supplements every day for four months.
Some nonhuman animal-based studies have suggested that sea buckthorn may promote wound healing when applied topically. For example, in a 2009 study, scientists found that topically applied sea buckthorn seed oil helped speed up the healing of burn wounds in rats.4
The antioxidant components of sea buckthorn are thought to be responsible for its potential blood sugar-lowering effects.7 Overall, the research in this area has been limited, and more comprehensive studies are needed.
According to a short review, sea buckthorn’s antioxidant and anti-inflammatory components are thought to have anti-cancer properties.8
Skin Care and Cosmetics
A 2017 review reported various skin uses of sea buckthorn. According to the review, topical sea buckthorn may be helpful in the following ways:1
- Moisturizing the skin
- Easing irritation
- Treating acne
- Healing aging-related damage
- The review notes that the antioxidants and fatty acids in sea buckthorn are helpful tools in skin care. The antioxidants are thought to remove free radicalsand, thus, reduce the appearance of aging, while the fatty acids are said to add moisture to the skin.1
For hundreds of years, sea buckthorn has been used in Russia and China for its medical and nutritional qualities.
Sea buckthorn is thought to remove free radicals — molecules that can damage cells. Most scientific evidence is from animal studies. Though not proven in human clinical trials, people say they take sea buckthorn specifically to try to:
- Treat stomach or intestinal problems
- Improve blood pressure or blood cholesterol
- Prevent or manage blood vessel or heart disease
- Complement cancer treatment
- Boost immunity and prevent infections
- Treat obesity
- Improve symptoms of cirrhosis
- Improve eyesight or dry eyes
- Treat respiratory problems such as asthma, colds, and pneumonia
People also use sea buckthorn as a sunscreen or cosmetic, and for a variety of skin problems such as:
- Radiation damage
- Exanthemata, a skin rash usually found in children
- Bedsores, burns, or cuts
- Acne, dermatitis, or dry skin
There isn’t enough evidence to confirm that sea buckthorn works for most of these health problems. But there is some limited research showing it might be helpful for:
- Dry eyes
- Atopic dermatitis
Vitamin A, E and C rejuvenates the skin, acts as an excellent antioxidant and improves the skin’s elasticity. Protects the skin from sun damage, replenishes the skin’s moisture. It gently removes dead skin cells to reveal smooth and radiant skin. Free from chemicals, parabens and petrochemicals. For better results use twice daily.
Ingredients : Seabuckthorn oil, wheat germ oil, olive oil, apricot oil, honey extract and saffron extract
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