Benefits of Sea Buckthorn Powder: Nutritional Value, Applications, and Health Benefits

Saturday June 08, 2024

Sea buckthorn (Hippophaë L., family Eleagnaceae) is widely distributed in Asia, from seashores to mountainous areas, and North-Western Europe [1]. China is the country with the largest distribution area and the most species of sea buckthorn, it accounts for more than 90% of the growing area of sea buckthorn in the world, mainly distributed in 19 provinces (autonomous regions) including Xinjiang, Inner Mongolia, Ningxia, Qinghai, Gansu and North East[2]. The first peoples to discover the therapeutic valences of sea buckthorn were the Thracians, Hindus, Greeks, Chinese, Mongols, Celts, and Slavs.

In Europe and Central Asia, people used every part of the plant, the fruits, leaves, roots, or bark, as food, dietary supplement, firewood, fuel, feed, a decorative element, or even to fence their property[3]. Due to its chemical composition, sea buckthorn has a wide range of various positive biological, physiological, and medicinal effects, which were extensively described, such as antioxidative and immunomodulating, cardioprotective and antiatherogenic, antibacterial and antiviral effects, healing effects on acute and chronic wounds, antiradiation, anti-inflammatory, antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, hepatoprotective, and dermatological effects, etc[4].

Sea Buckthorn Shrubs

Nutritional Value Benefits of Sea Buckthorn Powder and Applications

Sea buckthorn fruits are among the most nutritionally complex of all berries [5]. Sea Buckthorn Berries are rich in many essential nutrients such as polyunsaturated fatty acids, provitamins A, C, E, and a wide variety of bioactive compounds. The mesocarp of the fruit contains high levels of carotenoids, phenolic compounds, free and esterified sterols, triterpenols, and isoprenols [6].

Sea buckthorn berries can be eaten fresh, have a sour and slightly sweet taste, and have a special fragrance, due to the high acidity of fresh fruit Shelf life of fresh Sea buckthorn berries, fresh sales are small, mainly used for processing. According to statistics, there are more than 3,000 various types of sea-buckthorn processing enterprises in China, and the products cover more than 200 kinds of products, including food, health care products, medicines, cosmetics, etc., which are exported to many countries in the world. Food including sea buckthorn drinks, sea buckthorn vinegar, sea buckthorn tea, sea buckthorn fruit wine, sea buckthorn freeze-dried powder, sea buckthorn oil oral liquid, and sea buckthorn capsules, and dozens of other products.

Sea buckthorn fruit juice drink

Sea-buckthorn juice drinks mainly include sea-buckthorn pulp and sea-buckthorn fruit juice drinks. Seabuckthorn powder can be mixed with Sea-buckthorn leaves, pear, jujube, and other ingredients, to form a complex juice drink, which not only retains the nutrition and health function of sea-buckthorn juice but also covers the bad flavor of sea-buckthorn juice. Sea-buckthorn juice drink not only enriches the variety of beverages but also can supplement the deficiency of nutrients in the daily diet of the human body and enhance the physique of consumers.

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Sea Buckthorn Wine

Sea buckthorn wine has a unique flavor and contains a variety of bioactive ingredients, so it is widely favored as a nutritional health wine. Sea buckthorn wine development and processing, extend the industry chain of sea buckthorn, and the sea buckthorn powder and other raw materials of sea buckthorn have been fully utilized.

Semi-sweet sea buckthorn wine

Sea buckthorn candy

Sea buckthorn candy with anti-inflammatory benefits and a deliciously sweet: Soothe a sore, irritated throat with the sweet, sweet taste of healing sea buckthorn! Sea buckthorn is a natural anti-inflammatory supplement that supports the health of your heart, skin, mobility, digestive system, and the liver. It reduces oxidative stress and boosts your overall energy naturally- without any caffeine. Sea buckthorn is also very healing for those who struggle with gout and uric acid buildup.

Tealyra  Healing Sea Buckthorn Throat Drops

Sea buckthorn supplements

Sea buckthorn powder, which is rich in antioxidant nutrients, is used as a nutritional supplement that can significantly enhance the body’s free radical-scavenging function and improve antioxidant function in immunocompromised people or people with antioxidant hypofunction[7].

‎Sea buckthorn supplement Capsule

Wholesale Sea buckthorn powder

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