the Synergistic Giant™, offers an ancient synergy of compounds that have
existed in harmony for thousands of years and have created unique
relationships and activities. Not only is the “whole greater than the sum of
its parts” it is a new state or condition, a new level of activity comprised
of the individual components but distinct from, offering an effect beyond those
of the individual components. These synergistic effects have been studied and
documented in many clinical trials from China and Russia and increasingly in the
The Seabuckthorn plant, (Hippophae rhamnoides) is so rich in vitamins and nutrients that it has been speculated that the plant must have been cultivated by some ancient plant-breeder.
The fruit, leaves, bark and seeds of seabuckthorn contain
over 190 nutrients necessary to bodily health.
trials and scientific studies conducted during 20th century in several countries
are confirming the medicinal and nutritional value of Seabuckthorn.
Seabuckthorn oils have been used for centuries as a skin care remedy, with reported skin nourishing, revitalizing and restorative actions. They have been used by both Eastern and Western medicine for the treatment of skin conditions, and it has been used internally for the treatment of ulcers of the mucous membranes. Seabuckthorn oil is widely used to promote the recovery of various skin conditions, including eczema, burns, bedsores and poorly healing wounds, as well as the skin damaging effects of sun, therapeutic radiation treatment and laser surgery.
Seabuckthorn oil helps to prevent and treat wrinkles, dryness and other symptoms of malnourished or prematurely aging skin, and it is reported to have unique anti-aging properties. The UV spectrum of the oil shows moderate absorption in the UVB range which makes seabuckthorn oil skin care products useful for sun protection.
Products containing seabuckthorn berry oil appear to promote cell tissue regeneration, thus aiding in the healing of wounds and restoring skin tissue.
The cosmeceutical value of seabuckthorn oils is
associated with their ability to promote regeneration of the skin and mucous
membranes. Skin care products made of seabuckthorn oils are valued for their
rejuvenating, restorative and anti-aging action.
The restorative action of seabuckthorn oil may be in part due to its high content of essential fatty acids, carotenes, Vitamin E (tocopherols) flavonoids and phytosterols - all important for the maintenance of healthy skin and organs.
seed oil contains nearly 90% unsaturated fat with over 30% of both linolenic
acid and linoleic acids. The high level of omega fatty acids makes seabuckthorn
seed oil appropriate for decreasing the risk of heart disease. In conjunction
with the flavone rich berries seabuckthorn demonstrates that it is a powerful
anti-oxidant and supports cardio-vascular health.
dried leaves of seabuckthorn are also an outstanding source of many vital
nutrients. In addition to calcium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorous, they
contain very high values of beta carotene, the flavonoids quercetin,
isorhamnetin and kaempherol and 24 percent protein. The leaves can be used
as a light and fragrant tea.