Sea buckthorn, also known as Hippophae, is a deciduous shrub belonging to the Elaeagnaceae family. The tree commonly is 1-5m high and can be more than 10m or even 18m in mountain and valley, and it has many stouts, straight spines on the terminal or lateral branches, looks very dense and stick. The berry of sea buckthorn ripened from July to November according to the variety. Because of its resistance to drought, sand, and salinized land, so it is widely used in water and soil conservation. Hippophae is planted extensively in northwest China for desert greening.
Hippophae, another name of sea buckthorn, means making horse shining that coming from a Story, In ancient Greece, Once Spartans won a battle, but more than sixty horses were badly wounded in the battle. The Spartans could not bear to kill their horses, and they did not want to see their favorite horses die. So they put them into a forest. After a time they were surprised to find that the horses were not dead but sleek, sleek, and as if they were glittering. After all, Spartan found the horses eat sea buckthorn in the forest.
Also, sea buckthorn used as medicine for a long history in Chinese TCM, such as “four medical codes”, “crystal pearl herbs”, “Yue Wang Yao Zhen” and “compendium of materia medica” having a detailed record of sea buckthorn medicine.
Sea buckthorn berry is rich in nutrition. According to research, its fruit contains a variety of vitamins, fatty acids, trace elements, linolenic, sea buckthorn flavonoids, superoxide, and various amino acids required by the human body. Among them vitamin C ingredient is extremely high, in every 100 grams of fruit juice, vitamin C ingredient can achieve 825 to 1100 milligram, which is 2 to 3 times compared to kiwi.
Our company has a sea buckthorn berry processing base in Inner Mongolia with annual processing of sea buckthorn berry nearly 5,000 tons, and our main sea buckthorn products including sea buckthorn berry oil, sea buckthorn seed oil, Sea buckthorn Flavone Powder, Sea buckthorn Juice Powder.