Sea buckthorn – a Great Vegetarian Source of Omega Essential Fatty Acids …and so much more.
For centuries, Sea buckthorn berry has been used in traditional medicine to support healthy blood circulation and the maintenance of healthy skin and mucous membranes.
It is a natural vegetation source of essential fatty acids including omega-3, omega-6, omega-7 and omega-9. It is also a natural source of antioxidants, contains vitamin C, and amino acids.
Like fish oil, sea buckthorn is beneficial for numerous skin conditions including eczema, psoriasis, rosacea and other inflammatory skin conditions.
Not only are the berries (of the sea buckthorn) packed full of goodness, the leaves and roots can also be used in different forms as well. Despite its name the bush is actually found on land not in the sea.
Sea buckthorn is often used in topical skin products, or turned into an oral supplement (capsules). It is a great way for vegetarians to increase their intake of essential omega fatty acids.
Why Omega Essential Fatty Acids (EFA’s)?
- They help to keep the skin moist and strong by reducing the amount of water lost through the epidermis (the top layer of skin).
- Anti-inflammatory properties – especially omega-3 fatty acids, are helpful in the treatment of eczema, rosacea and psoriasis (taken orally and sometimes even topically).
- Assits with acne.
- Help prevent premature aging of our skin.
- Mental Health benefits.
- Heart Health
- Help with the management of ADHD
SO …give your Skin a boost and maintain healthy mucous membranes with sea buckthorns (vegetarian) source of essential fatty acids.
Sea buckthorn capsules below
Note: Flaxseeds, chia and walnuts are also good sources of Omega-3 for your Skin.