Omega 7 is a little known fatty acid that does wonders for health. It's rare in the plant kingdom and even scarcer in the animal world. The richest source of this incredible fatty acid is sea buckthorn berry oils. It has the highest Omega-7 potency of any known natural source. Omega 7 has gained popularity in recent years as more studies come out on the subject.
Omega 7 Health Benefits
Hair, Skin And Nails
Users of sea buckthorn berry oil report shiny hair, glowing skin and strong nails. This is no doubt in part to omega 7. Sea buckthorn berry oil is a popular ingredient in beauty products and skin care. It's recommended for fighting signs of premature aging like wrinkles and dryness.
Recently Omega-7 has been on the radar for it’s benefits to cardiovascular health. Omega-7 has shown promise for maintaining healthy cholesterol levels and blood sugar levels. One study showed a decrease in cholesterol and triglycerides in rats given Omega 7. Omega-7 may also to help smooth artery passages which helps artery walls stay strong.
Mucous Membrane Health
The human body has a complex network of mucous membranes. They serve a very important role in protecting the health of our bodies. Many people suffer from dry or irritated mucous membranes. Unhealthy mucous membranes are the cause of several prevalent digestive health problems. Omega 7 rich sea buckthorn oil helped accelerate the repair process of gastric tissue and mucosa in studies.
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