Great source of omega-7 fatty acids! What is sea buckthorn? . Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) is a tree-like shrub with thorny branches and small yellowish-orange berries native to Asia and northern Europe. It grows wild in sandy coastal areas and dry mountainous riverbeds throughout the world and it’s cultivated for use in cosmetics and foods in the U.S. Canada Asia and Europe. . . Sea buckthorn berries are edible but oily and acidic. The juice is often mixed with sweeter fruit juices for consumption and the crushed berries are used to make pies jams and liquors. Known for its high omega fatty acid content sea buckthorn oil is used in creams liniments soaps and shampoos or encapsulated for use as dietary supplements. . How does sea buckthorn support health? One of the few natural botanical sources of omega-7 palmitoleic acid a monounsaturated fatty acid present in all body tissues with especially high concentration in the liver. Contains omega-3 6 and 9 fatty acids. Sea buckthorn is used in traditional Chinese medicine for digestive and circulatory health. In Russia the oil is applied topically for skin health. Why choose Vitacost Sea Buckthorn? Supplies 450 mg of sea buckthorn per single-liquid cap serving. Supplies 103.5 mg of omega-7 palmitoleic acid per serving. Contains 30 servings per bottle. Better value than other sea buckthorn supplements on the market! About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). . . * This statement has not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.
"I tried seabuckthorn and liked it. I had bought the brand name & it was expensive so I tried this one because it was way cheaper. It just wasn't the same. It was like a very thin liquid and the effects just weren't the same."