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What are Omega 7 Fatty Acids?

Originally published by Rachel Berman on 6/12/2013 Move over omega 3’s, omega 7’s are now in the fatty acid research spotlight. While you’re probably well aware of how omega 3’s from fatty fish, nuts and seeds can do your body … Continue reading

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Jennifer Sygo: Introducing omega-7s, the new fatty acid on the block

Originally Published 6/11/13 by Jennifer Sygo Have you taken your omega-7s today? If you follow nutrition information even half-heartedly, there’s a good chance you’ve heard of omega-3 fatty acids, the fats derived primarily from fish that are thought to be … Continue reading

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Species Profile: Sea Buckthorn

Originally published May 22, 2013 For a while now, we’ve wanted to start profiling certain plant species here on our site.  There are a few reasons for this:  First, a lot of these plants are unfamiliar to American gardeners (outside … Continue reading

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What is Sea Buckthorn?

Originally Posted Sunday, 21 April 2013 on One of the more popular herbs as of late, sea buckthorn, is an herb with leaves, fruits, and flowers that can be used in the making of therapeutic products for internal and external uses. … Continue reading

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Sea Buckthorn: Ancient Healer and Modern Superfood

By: Michelle Schoffro Cook An ancient Tibetan healing secret is finally being discovered in the West.  For thousands of years Tibetans used a fruit that grows wild in the Himalayan Mountains as food and medicine to treat many serious health … Continue reading

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Sea Buckthorn on Fox News! Sea Buckthorn Oil – The Nutritional Supplement for You?

Fox News featured a sea buckthorn article by Chris Kilham, known as the Medicine Hunter. Chris explores indigenous natural medicines around the world and is an influencing voice in the natural product industry. He is the founder of Medicine Hunter, Inc. … Continue reading

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Legends of the Berry – Genghis Khan and the Ancient Greeks Shared a Common Interest in the Sea Buckthorn Miracle Berry

It lives in the mountains, often unseen and overlooked. It is a secret held by the ancients, once forgotten. It is the stuff of legend, driving men to the skies, the infirmed into victorious battle, the warlord to conquer. It … Continue reading

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Processing of Sea Buckthorn – Extracting the Oil for Human Use

One of the reasons sea buckthorn has remained outside the spotlight for so long in the United States could be the fact that it is inedible in its natural state. You can’t just eat the fresh berries raw, or drink … Continue reading

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The Cultivation of Sea Buckthorn for Medicinal Use

The continents of Europe and Asia are the natural habitat of the sea buckthorn bush, and it has always been very common there in areas with loose soil, such as beaches and other sandy areas. It is tougher than most … Continue reading

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Sea Buckthorn Education

Sea buckthorn has been known for it’s medicinal purposes for 1000’s of years. Historically, it is world renown for it’s use by the Ancient Greeks and the Mongol army.  The berry was legendarily used for Greek race horses, to recover war-torn horses after … Continue reading

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