Sea Buckthorn

Sea Buckthorn

History of Sea Buckthorn

High in the Tibetan Himalayas (12,000 feet above sea level) grows a tiny but resilient fruit that resists the harsh weather conditions and high altitudes. The Sea Buckthorn berry fortifies itself against the elements by producing an array of powerful nutrients. With over 190 bioactive compounds, sea buckthorn is an unsurpassed source of Omegas 3, 6, and 9. And it's a rich source of the elusive essential fatty acid, Omega-7, an essential fatty acid vital to collagen production and healthy skin, hair and nails.

The first written documentation of Sea Buckthorn dates as early as 13 centuries ago in a Tibetan book of healing arts called Sibu Yi Dian. Nearly a third of its pages are devoted to the revered holy fruit, the Sea Buckthorn. Its medicinal uses for healing and overall health and beauty have long been legendary. And throughout history, in various parts of the world, the tart, brilliant orange berry has been used to rejuvenate, revitalize and restore, both inside and out.

Sea buckthorn from the Greeks to Genghis Khan

Genghis Khan powered his army and their horses on Sea Buckthorn for stamina and recovery from combat. The botanical name, Hippophae L. is derived from the Greek word "hippo," meaning horse. Sea buckthorn was used to strengthen ancient Greek horses and restore their coats to a brilliant luster. And women throughout the ages have used Sea Buckthorn to protect them from the ravages of the sun and the elements. Founded on tradition and now based on extensive scientific research, Sea Buckthorn is one of the biggest functional whole food rediscoveries of the 21st century.

Traditional health-related uses for the Sea Buckthorn Berry include:

  • Sustained energy levels
  • Improved cellular health
  • Cardiovascular support
  • Healthy inflammation response
  • Joint support
  • Moisturizing dry and damaged skin
  • Improved immune health
  • Decrease in wrinkles and fine lines
  • Addressing eczema and rosacea symptoms
  • Sea Buckthorn has been thoroughly researched in over 130 modern scientific studies that have found that this berry promotes health. Sea buckthorn contains more than 190 biologically active compounds that can nourish the body's cells to protect the skin from free radicals and the natural aging process.

    Sea buckthorn's many documented health benefits include:

    • Strong antioxidant network*
    • Promotes healthy inflammation response*
    • Cellular rejuvenation*
    • Improves cardiovascular health*
    • Improves brain and nervous system function*
    • Natural energy booster*
    • Improves nervous system health*
    • Improves skin complexion, anti-acne

    Included in these 190 nutrients, are the following:

    • Vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, K, & P
    • Omega 3, 6, 7 & 9 (Essential Fatty Acids or EFAs)
    • 42 Lipids
    • Organic Acids
    • Amino Acids
    • Folic Acid
    • Tocopherols
    • Flavonoids
    • Phenols
    • Terpenes
    • Tannins
    • 20 Mineral Elements

    Essential fatty acids

    A rich source for fatty acids, omega 3, 6, 7 & 9, essential to cellular support and protection to promote healthy skin.

    Phytosterols and polyphenols

    Phytosterols and polyphenols are plant-based nutrients and powerful antioxidants. Those same components that keep plants healthy can also help support healthy skin tone and texture.

    Amino acids

    The building blocks of protein vital for tissues of the body to optimally perform.


    There are 50 carotenoids present in the modern diet. Sibu Beauty has 39 of these antioxidants, including lutein, zeaxanthin, alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, and lycopene to keep free radicals under control.

    Vitamins and minerals

    Loaded with vitamins C, A, B-1, B-2, E folic acid and B12 plus a variety of essential minerals for a healthy body and healthy skin.

    *This statement has not been evaluated by the FDA. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease.

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