Sea Buckthorn Facts & History

By Seabuck Staff , published Mar 4, 2014

Greek Legend - "Tree that Makes Horses Shine"
According to Greek legend, war-torn horses were set free to die a natural death. Soldiers were shocked when the horses returned from sea buckthorn forests full of health and strength with radiant, shiny fur. For this reason they named it Hippophae Rhamnoides, “tree that makes horses shine”.
Chernobyl Disaster
During the Chernobyl nuclear disaster, Sea Buckthorn was used to help heal the skin of burn victims.
Russian Space Program
Russian Cosmonauts used sea buckthorn as part of a special nutrition program to fight the intense radiation exposure found in space.

Superfruit among Superfruits

wild-grown sea buckthorn

Tibetan locals call Sea Buckthorn “Life Oil” and regard it as a powerful all-inclusive wonder oil for internal and external use. With an outstanding profile of vitamins, minerals, polyphenols, flavonoids, Omegas 3, 6, and 9, as well as over 190 phytonutrients, sea buckthorn is the superfruit of superfruits and provides many benefits to the human body. This miracle berry also features the rare Omega-7 fatty acid and the highest antioxidants among all superfruits.

Major Benefits

Dr. Oz has featured Sea Buckthorn an Unprecedented 5 Times!

Keep reading here to learn more.


Why Sea Buckthorn?

Sea Buckthorn contains
  • The Rare Omega 7 (Palmitoleic Acid)
  • 10 x Vitamin C of Oranges
  • 3 x Vitamin A of Carrots
  • 5 x Superoxide Dismutase (SOD) of Ginseng
  • Highest Vitamin E among all Fruits
  • Omegas 3, 6, 9

Sea buckthorn is the new superfruit gaining popularity and media attention from the likes of Dr. Oz and many other popular outlets. Coined the “Miracle Berry”, sea buckthorn provides a host of benefits including support for heart and cardiovascular health, immunity, gastrointestinal health, anti-aging, and impressive beauty benefits for radiant hair, skin, and nails. 

How Does it Provide so Many Benefits?

Sea buckthorn’s nutritional profile is unique and impressive. It is the most potent plant source in the world for the elusive Omega 7 fatty acid. This rare omega is undergoing clinical research worldwide uncovering impressive advantages for overall well being, cardiovascular health, oral and digestive care, and wonderful beauty perks for glowing hair, skin, and nails.

Sea buckthorn also contains the strongest antioxidant profile of all superfruits, including superoxide dismutase (SOD), the super antioxidant, as well as flavonoids, polyphenols, and over 190 phytonutrients. Alongside its host of vitamins and minerals, it provides Omegas 3, 6, and 9 from a vegan source.

Did You Know?
Sea Buckthorn is the world’s most potent plant source of the elusive Omega-7 fatty acid.

The synergy provided by sea buckthorn is twofold: It provides almost every nutrient the body needs and the synergistic health benefits no single nutrient can. Essential fatty acids? It has every single one of them including a near 1:1 ratio of Omega 3 to 6 which is considered ideal for humans. With vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and flavonoids, it has some of the most potent available from any single source.   

Premium Line of Himalayan Sea Buckthorn Oil

SeabuckWonders is the original sea buckthorn company since 1994 and experts in its use. We provide the only full line made from USDA-certified organic sea buckthorn oils with the highest Omega-7 content of at least 30%. Our sea buckthorn hails from the pristine Himalayan mountain region in Tibet where harsh conditions have resulted in a nutritionally robust varient of sea buckthorn berries.

SeabuckWonders is also:

In 2011, SeabuckWonders’ manufacturing facility conducted a joint effort with the local government to plant 500,000 sea buckthorn trees on the erosion-prone hills of Tibet to combat soil erosion.

We're heavily involved with the planting of sea buckthorn in the Tibetan region and sustainable harvesting to bring you consistent sea buckthorn from the field to your cupboard. We have no middlemen and control this entire process, ensuring the highest quality sea buckthorn products. There’s no need to wonder when it’s from SeabuckWonders.  

Our Supplements

Add sea buckthorn oil to your favorite personal care products for a beauty-infusion! Just a couple drops works great with lotions, shaving creams, masks, and hair products.

SeabuckWonder's sea buckthorn oils are 100% pure and certified USDA organic with at least 30% Omega 7 content. Nobody has us beat in the market when it comes to quality! Click here to learn more about our unsurpassed quality.

Sea Buckthorn Berry Oil - High in Omega-7 and excellent for hair, skin, and nails!

Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil - High in Omega-3, Vitamins A, E, and antioxidants.

Sea Buckthorn Oil Blend Omega-7 Complete - Best of both worlds blend offers everything sea buckthorn has to offer. If you have to choose one - this is it!

sea buckthorn seed oil   

Our Skincare

Total Skincare System
SeabuckWonders skincare products are best utilized as a complementary system. Start with the cleanser and follow with the serum. Seal everything in with the facial cream and body lotion.

SeabuckWonder's skincare products feature a high concentration of USDA organic, high Omega-7 sea buckthorn oil for better results!

Click here to learn the secrets to our advanced skincare.

Sea Buckthorn Exfoliating Facial Cleanser - Start here with an exhilarating cleanse that deeply exfoliates without stripping the skin of its natural oils.

Sea Buckthorn Facial Cream - Lock in this ideal skin state with our rejuvenating facial cream that helps protect and rejuvenate the skin throughout the day.

 Sea Buckthorn Body Lotion - Fantastic for general purpose skin care including protecting, moisturizing, and rejuvenating throughout the day.

Written by Seabuck Staff

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Our SeabuckWonders staff writers love our 100% USDA-certified organic sea buckthorn health & beauty products (of course), and we're passionate about helping people become their healthiest selves. Keep reading for more about our company, and connect with us on social!

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