Sea buckthorn ( Latin name: Hippophae Rhamnoides )
More than 90 percent or about 1,500,000 hectares (5,800 sq mi) of the world's sea buckthorn plantations can be found in China where the plant is exploited for soil and water conservation purposes
Sea buckthorn is Japan known as the "longevity fruit"
Russia called the "second ginseng",
The United States of America known as the "life energy",
India called "fruit of God",
China is called "God fruit", "Vitamin C king"
Plant origin :
Hippophae Rhamnoides L., the common sea-buckthorn, is by far the most widespread of the species in the genus, with the ranges of its eight subspecies extending from the Atlantic coasts of Europe right across to northwestern China. In western Europe, it is largely confined to sea coasts where salt spray off the sea prevents other larger plants from out-competing it, but in central Asia it is more widespread in dry semi-desert sites where other plants cannot survive the dry conditions. In central Europe and Asia it also occurs as a subalpine shrub abovetree line in mountains, and other sunny areas such as river banks. They are tolerant of salt in the air and soil, but demand full sunlight for good growth and do not tolerate shady conditions near larger trees. They typically grow in dry, sandy areas.
Sea buckthorn existed for more 65 million years. Originating from Geological Age when the Himalayas was formed, Sea buckthorn, containing over 250 bioactive ingredients, is a Wild Natural Medicinal Plant with a strong vitality and it is praised as “the Most Perfect Plant in the Whole World”and “the Human Health Savior in the 21st Century”. For its strong resistance, it also becomes the pioneer tree species for windbreak and sand fixation. Seabuckthorn has warded off sand and wind with its small body and cured numerous patients by its unyielding life for millions of years.
Sea buckthorn oil stands out in many medical traditions as a tonic including Chinese, Tibetan, Mongolian medicines, in which it was described as "God Sent Medicine", "liquid gold", "life oil", etc. Chinese pharmacopeia classifies sea buckthorn oils as both food and medicine.
Ancient Greek Legend
In ancient Greece, the wars between the city-state. Once, the Spartans won the battle, but there are more than 60 horse was badly wounded in the war. The
Spartans could not bear to kill their horses, and don't want to see his beloved horse died, then put them in the woods. After a while, they were surprised to find that the dying horse did not die, but one are plump and sturdy., hair and bright colors, all like glittering. The Spartans feel very strange, finally found the Gunma is on a piece of Hippophae rhamnoides, these horses ate the leaves of seabuckthorn, thirsty eat fruit, rely on Seabuckthorn for students. The ancient Greeks smart then know that the Seabuckthorn nutrition and medical value, but also gives the Seabuckthorn a romantic Latin name "Hippohgae rhamnoides L", meaning "the horse glittering tree", this is the origin of seabuckthorn Latin name.
The Mongolian Legend
800 years ago, Genghis Khan found the Seabuckthorn nutrition and medicinal value, will be called the "fruit of seabuckthorn". He lets the physician with seabuckthorn modulation into body-building
pills. Each campaign will carry, to resist disease, physical fitness. Genghis Khan is over sixty years old can still bow shooting, and long-term consumption of seabuckthorn are inseparable. Mongolia army expedition Eurasia, tired military exploits, and establish a strong Empire hitherto unknown, seabuckthorn is a credit.Starting from Genghis Khan, seabuckthorn in Mongolia national life will occupy an important position. Mongolia people are a nomadic people, need to have a strong body, can survive in the harsh climate and environment of grassland. Seabuckthorn because of its special resistance to disease, the effect of physical fitness, and be handed down from age to age in Mongolia in the nation, became the Genghis Khan sons of common food and health care products.
The astronaut and the Seabuckthorn
Russia is the world's food and development of seabuckthorn in one of the earliest countries. In 1981 March, the former Soviet Union cosmonaut Feladimir Covalenok and Pictor Kaznoja sent messages from the spacecraft orbit: Taking Seabuckthorn preparation, greatly enhanced their ability to adapt to the state of weightlessness. So the Seabuckthorn is also known as the space food.
Help the people's Liberation Army march in Tibet
40years ago, the people's Liberation Army march in Tibet, due to hypoxia, altitude sickness threaten the life safety of hundreds of thousands of army of tibet. The critical moment, the Tibetan wizard gathered some called "Daribu"fruit, keep sick soldier edible. A few days later, the disease had been relieved rapidly, and this kind of wild fruit is seabuckthorn.
Seabuckthorn – International Acknowledge
·Since 1961 till today -USSR and China astronauts have been using Seabuckthorn as supplement to prevent the hazardous effects from radiation.
·1977 – the Ministry of Health of the People's Republic China added Seabuckthorn into the Pharmacopoeia of the People's Republic of China.1988 – The formation of ICRTS (International Centre of Research and Training on Seabuckthorn).
·1989 – The first International Seabuckthorn Symposium (ISS) in Xian, China.
·1993 – The 2nd ISS in Novosibirsk, Siberia,
·1999 – The formation of ISA (International Seabuckthorn Association) to replace ICRTS.
·2003 – The 1st ISA Conference was held in Berlin, Germany.
·2005 – The 2nd ISA Conference was held in Beijing, China.
·2007 – The 3rd ISA Conference was held in Quebec, Canada.
·2009 – The 4th ISA Conference was held in Belokurikha, Russia Federation.
·2010 – The 5th ISA Conference was held in Xining, Qinghai Province, China.
Note: The ISA Conference is an international conference participated by experts from over 20 countries to present their research and findings on the beneficial effects on Seabuckthorn.
Seabuckthorn: Solution for the 5 main Theories behind Aging and Diseases
1.Cytology Theory: Cell requires nutrients to function and live to its optimum lifespan. Seabutthorn provides essential nutrients for most of our body metabolism.
2.Genetic Theory: Any disruption in our DNA will eventually cause premature aging or diseases. Seabuckthorn provides important nutrients required for DNA synthesis, repare and protection such as folic acid and nucleir acid.
3.Immunology Theory: Foreign pathogenic organism and cancerous cells pose great danger to our health. Seabuckthorn is renowed to boost white blood cells(boday immune system) thorugh activation and recognition to fight against potent threat to our body .
4.Free Radical Theory: Free radical has been identified as the main culprit of almost every kind of diseases. Seabuckthorn provid a synergistic combination of antioxidants to repel and guard against free radical damages .
5.Endorinaology Theory: Our body metabolism equilibrium is achieved through balanced hormone secretion. Seabuckthorn provides all the necessary nutrients to be utilized by body hormone glands for optimum regulation.
1.Carbohydrate – mainly comprises of simple sugar (essential for energy production) besides unique active Mucopolysaccharides that boost Immune System.
2. Protein – contain 18 types of Amino Acids especially a complete list of All the 8 Essential Amino Acids that our body needs.
3.Fats – abundant in essential fatty acids (Omega 3, 6, 7 and 9).
4.Vitamins – contains All 4 Types of Fat Soluble Vitamins (A, D, E, and K) plus 6 out of 9 types of water soluble vitamins (B1, B2, B5, B12, Folic Acid, Biotin, and C). Rich in folic acid (Vitamin B9) which is Crucial for DNA Repair and Regeneration. Contains the largest amount of Vitamin C and Beta-carotene among all the foods on earth.
5. Minerals – contains 10 (Potassium, Sodium, Calcium, Chromium, Magnesium, Zinc, Ferum , Manganese, and Copper and Molybdenum) out of 14 essential minerals.
6.Antioxidants – a series of powerful antioxidants with 70,000 ORAC units. (Note: ORAC (Oxygen Radical Absorbance Capacity) is a measurement of how potent is an antioxidant. The US Department recommends people to consume 5,000 ORAC units every day.)
a). Flavonoids – contains 7 different types serve as Powerful Antioxidant.
b). Organic Acids – malic, oxalic and succinic acids have the function on Liver
Protection and Relieving the Poison and Side Effect of Antibiotic and other Drugs.
c). Lecithin – helps in Fat Metabolism, prevents Fatty and Cirrhosis of Liver.
d). Carotenoids – together with the naturally occurring vitamin E and essential fatty acids, it promotes faster Wound Healing plus Prevent Inflammation and Ulcer Formation.
Seabuckthorn Health Benefits
Seabuckthorn has hundreds of potential benefits it provides, both nutritionally and medicinally, whether taken internally, in the form of a juice, tea or supplement, or applied topically to the skin in oil, lotion or cream form. It has the ability to both heal and prevent a wide array of illnesses and conditions.
Acne: The anti-inflammatory agents such as quercetin and salycins, together with the immune boosting fatty acids work in harmony to help address the main culprits of acne: immune system, hormone imbalances and chronic inflammation.
Anti-aging: Rich in vitamin A and vitamin E, it helps to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and retard premature skin maturation.
Chemotherapy: The flavonoids helps cancer patients recover more rapidly from the effects of radiation and chemotherapy treatment.
Cardiovascular benefits: Rich in unsaturated fatty acids, including omega-3, omega-6, omega-7 and omega-9 oils can significantly help improve heart health and drastically reduce a person's risk for heart attacks and strokes.
Cell repair and rejuvenation: Aid significantly in the repair and rejuvenation of the body's cellular structure.
Cerebral health: The fatty acids, flavonoids and carotonoids help reduce the risk of stroke and promote overall brain health and memory.
Cholesterol control: The flavonoids and essential fatty acids help to increase the good cholesterol (HDL) in blood and reduce risk of conditions such as coronary heart disease and stroke. Also, phytosterols reduce the amount of cholesterol that take in during meals.
Fatigue: Rich in many important vitamins such as vitamin C and vitamin E, and can help reduce some of the more common symptoms of fatigue such as low energy and muscle tension. It helps promote a more restful night sleep.
Gastrointestinal health: The seed oil is an effective treatment for gastric ulcers as it normalizes the output of gastric acid and helps to reduce inflammation in the stomach and other gastrointestinal organs.
Hair: The oils and fatty acids can improve overall hair health and lends itself to a healthy and natural-looking shine. It may help a reduction in the onset of premature hair loss.
Hypertension or high blood pressure: Extracts from all parts of sea buckthorn bark, juice, leaves and oil can be effective in treating high blood pressure. Its essential fatty acids help to lower blood pressure, and some research suggests that increasing flavonoids (which are abundant in sea buckthorn) intake also benefits hypertension.
Immune system: Rich in vitamin C which can help boost the immune system and helps to fight off disease.
Liver: Help normalize liver enzymes and immune system markers in those with inflammation or cirrhosis of the liver, and may help prevent the harmful effects of many substances high in toxicity.
Menopause: A natural lubricant and helps to relieve vaginal dryness that may occur during menopause.
Skin diseases: Ability to treat conditions such as acne, dermatitis, eczema, skin lesions and rosacea. Its skin-healing abilities are due to its high essential fatty acid, flavonoids, protein, and vitamin content.
Sun Block: Naturally absorbs the sun's harmful UV rays which can cause skin damage and may lead to skin cancer.
Triglycerides: Helps to lower these blood fats that can also contribute to heart disease and stroke.
Ulcers: This fruit improves the health of mucous membranes in the gastrointestinal tract. The seed and pulp oils can prevent and cure gastric ulcers.
Wound and burn healing and skin rejuvenation: Palmitoleic acid, which is just one of the fatty acids is a naturally occurring substance in the skin. Seabuckthorn has proved very effective in the treatment of wounds, burns dermatitis and even cancers of the skin.
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