Medicinal benefits of sea-buckthorn

The miraculous little yellow berry that cures almost everything. 😄

What is sea buckthorn?

Sea-buckthorn (hippophae rhamnoides), and in particular the subspecies found on coastal dunes, has been used for thousands of years for its medicinal benefits, for example in kampo medicine.

It is a thorny shrub native to Europe, the Caucasus and Western Asia.

Sea buckthorn is also known for its benefits on animals, especially horses.

It is especially the orange berries that are interesting. They are rich in :

  • Flavonoids.
  • Anthocyanins.
  • Essential fatty acids.
  • Malic acid.
  • Carotenoids.
  • Vitamins A, C and E.
  • Omega-3 and omega-6.
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How to take it?

The entire plant is edible.

However, only the buds and fruits of sea-buckthorn are usually consumed by humans.

They are used:

  • As food, raw or cooked.
  • As a natural remedy, in the form of :
    • Oil.
    • Tea.
    • Cream.


The red oil obtained from the pulp of the fruit is commonly used.

However, it is the yellow-orange seed oil of sea buckthorn that is preferred for medicinal uses: it contains a greater quantity of active principles.

Therapeutic properties

The plant is particularly appreciated by bones and joints.

In internal or external use, sandthorn has shown the following action :

  • Repairing.
  • Vermifuge.
  • Softening.
  • Anti-infectious.
  • Anti-inflammatory.
  • Antioxidant.
  • Digestive.
  • Healing.
  • Antiviral.
  • Circulatory.

For which diseases?

The intake of sea buckthorn oil has shown promising results in cases of :

  • Seborrhoeic dermatitis.
  • Osteomalacia.
  • Blood clots.
  • Dry eye syndrome.
  • Influenza.
  • Scarlet fever.
  • Menopausal disorders.
  • Colds.
  • Cancer.
  • Ulcers.
  • Dandruff.

It is possible but rare to experience side effects.

Emotional acceptance

Most of the time, poor health is caused by emotional wounds.

Sea-buckthorn oil has many benefits, but it is not a cure.

Along with the use of medicinal plants, I can accept my emotional memories.

I discover how to manage emotions.



What are the benefits of sea-buckthorn?

They are multiple, and widely used in traditional medicines.

Associated with emotional acceptance, sea buckthorn can really improve health.

Who am I?

This post was written intuitively. My name is Geoffrey Métais, I am an intuitive advisor. Find out how you can benefit from my skills.

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