What is Sea Buckthorn?
Sea buckthorn or Seaberry, known as “holy fruit” in Tibet, is found in centuries-old medicinal texts in Tibet and China. It was used there to treat coughing, digestive problems, skin issues, wounds and burns, and even depression in some cases. Recently, science has come to discover its dense nutritional content of omega 3 6 7 9, vitamins, and antioxidants.
Rich in Nutrients
Sea buckthorn oil is rich in various vitamins, minerals and beneficial plant compounds. Its berries boast potassium, calcium, magnesium, iron and phosphorus. They also contain good amounts of folate, biotin and vitamins B1, B2, B6, C and E. More than half of the fat found in sea buckthorn oil is mono- and polyunsaturated fat, which are two types of healthy fats.
Sea Buckthorn, one of the most potent antioxidant plants known, is rich in Proanthocyanidins, Flavonoids, and Polyphenols. Its antioxidant ability is 70X stronger than vitamin C.
Puredia’s Unique Omega 7 – OMEGIA®
Comprising of both the organic sea buckthorn fruit and seed oil, Omegia® is a unique standardized formula containing a balanced ratio of all the unsaturated fatty acids: Omega-3-6-7-9. Moreover, it also consists of many antioxidants, such as beta-carotene and vitamin E, and plant sterols, which are essential for human
Complete Vegan Omega
Interestingly, sea buckthorn oil is one of the only plant foods known to provide all four omega fatty acids — omega-3, omega-6, omega-7 and omega-9
Wild-harvested Sea Buckthorn contains the full spectrum of Omega 3 6 7 9, with the highest known concentration of Omega 7 known in the animal or plant kingdom.
Omega 7 is a novel unsaturated fatty acid that was first discovered by scientists at Harvard Medical School in 2008. Researchers have shown that Omega 7 is effective in preventing cardiovascular disease, cholesterol accumulation and lipid deposits in blood vessels, in addition to stimulating mucous membrane regeneration in the ocular, oral, respiratory, intestinal, vaginal and skin tissues.
In nature, Omega 7 can be found Avocado, Peruvian Anchovy Fish, and Macadamia Nut. However, Tibetan Sea Buckthorn has the highest Omega 7 content.