Description: Sea-buckthorn (Hippophaes rhamnoides), also called a Siberian pineapple, is a thorny, dioecious shrub found mainly in in Europe, Caucasus, Asia Minor and Central Asia, Siberia, China and Tibet. The oil obtained from juicy berries is a thick dark orange or red-orange liquid with a characteristic smell, and tastes sourish. Linoleic acid found in sea-buckthorn oil plays a significant role in skin. It strengthens the lipid barrier of the epidermis in dry skin and protects against transepidermal water loss. Sea-buckthorn oil has strong antioxidant qualities and fights free radicals, rebuilds cells and delays cell ageing, supports wound healing, reduces scars and discolourations, treats dermatoses, eczemas, ulceration, psoriasis, atopic dermatitis, acne, improves skin elasticity and structure, provides appropriate hydration of epidermis, limits excessive water loss, protects against harmful solar radiation, has a regenerative and anti-ageing effect.
Uses: Creams and lotions