The Power of Seabuckthorn: Unveiling the Benefits of Its Berries and Pulp

Sea Buckthorn pulp is often referred to as the “Heaven’s Berry” or the “Holy Fruit of the Himalayas”, Himalayan Sea Buckthorn is a small shrubby plant that grows in a very harsh cold climate. Due to the presence of the fruit in extremely harsh conditions only, Sea Buckthorn is mainly consumed in the form of Sea Buckthorn pulp, oil and jams. Himalayan Sea Buckthorn is a highly nutrient dense fruit with more than 150 bioactive compounds and a great nutritional density. Many nutrients that Sea Buckthorn boasts of are water soluble and need constant replenishment in the body, which means that they need to be consumed every day in order to reap the benefits that they provide and non consumption would lead to severe deficiency. 

An arsenal in the toolkit of traditional medicine, Himalayan Sea Buckthorn Pulp contains the most amount of Vitamin C bioavailable naturally, and is the only vegetarian source of all four Omega fatty acids - Omega 3, 6, 9 and the very rare Omega 7. Sea Buckthorn Pulp is  also a rich source of  40+ Lipids, Amino Acids, Folic Acid, Tocopherol, Flavonoids and Antioxidants. 

Sea buckthorn, also known as Golden Bush which is grown in the cold Ladakhi desert area and is gaining worldwide popularity. Sea Buckthorn berry is used to make juice, tea and traditional medicines among other items due to which its demand is increasing. The leaves of sea buckthorn are used to brew teas and are excellent mosquito repellants. The fruits have a sharp sour taste and a unique aroma akin to that of pineapple. The seed or berry is used as an expectorant for reducing and melting phlegm; for treating asthma, and is beneficial in the case of heart and blood related diseases caused by cholesterol and fat deposits in arteries, and as an antioxidant. 

Sea buckthorn Pulp is also used for slowing the degeneration of memory and brain powers; reducing side effects of cancer treatments, as well as limiting the toxicity radiation and chemotherapy (popular cancer treatments); boosting the immune system; treating heart burns, acidity, constipation, IBS; Vitamin A present in Sea Buckthorn berries help in treating night blindness and dry eye syndrome. It is a great weight loss booster for it pushes metabolism to its full capacity leading the body to burn its stored fat while using the incoming fat for energy instead of storage.

Benefits of Sea Buckthorn Pulp

benefits of consuming seabuckthorn
  • Alleviates Dry Eye Syndrome
  • Sea Buckthorn due to its antioxidant properties and ALAs and Vitamin E moisturises the eyes and alleviates inflammation. Also the presence of essential omega fatty acids also aids in the enhanced function of oil glands and production of healthy fat and oils neccessary for the body’s protection.

  • Boosts Brain Function:
  • Sea Buckthorn Pulp due to the presence of all four Omega Fatty acids, works wonders for brain health and functioning. It has been known to reduce memory loss, age related neural degeneration, alleviation in symptoms of Alzheimer's. Memory retention and overall brain cognition. It is a boon for growing adults due to the same reason.

  • Heals Skin Conditions:
  • The concentration of Vitamin C in Sea Buckthorn Pulp is a great remedy for discoloration, aging, sun spots and tanning. An amount of Vitamin C that may put even oranges to shame, Sea Buckthorn Pulp is a rich source of various antioxidants that reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Sea Buckthorn Pulp is also a great remedy for skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema due to its anti-fungal, antibacterial properties.

  • Boosts Immunity
  • The high dosage of vitamin C makes Sea Buckthorn Pulp a great choice for immunity building and boosting. Experts attribute this effect, in large part, to the high flavonoid content of the pulp. Flavonoids are beneficial plant compounds that may strengthen your immune system by increasing resistance to illness. 

    Regular consumption of Sea Buckthorn Pulp mixed in water will prevent the formation of phlegm, support the immune system, save you from seasonal allergies and will prevent seasonal change in viral fever. This is also due to this property that locals of Ladakh  consider this wonderberry a great tool in their kit. The vitamin C content not only prevents but also reverses any existing immunity suppressants.

  • Good for Diabetics:
  • Sea Buckthorn has a very low GI index and in turn enhances the activity of insulin in the body. Sea buckthorn Pulp prevents diabetes and supports healthy blood sugar by increasing insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity.

  • Cardiovascular Health Support
  • For starters, it’s rich in phytosterols, which are plant compounds with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory functions that help protect your body from damage and disease, including heart disease. These compounds also help block the absorption of cholesterol from your diet, which can help prevent LDL (bad) cholesterol from creating blockages in your blood vessels and arteries. Additionally, sea buckthorn oil is a good source of quercetin, an antioxidant that’s directly linked to a lower risk of heart disease 

  • Great For Liver Detox:
  • Quercetin present in Sea Buckthorn pulp is a godsend when it comes to detoxifying the liver. It enhances the fat breakdown in the liver and reduces its fatty-ness. It also helps with fatty liver and detoxifying estrogen load in the body which may reduce PMS symptoms, lower belly bloat, stress and toxic load in the body. It is extremely great for people who are fond of consuming alcohol.

  • Anti-Radiation
  • Computers, cell phones, X-rays, electronic or nuclear rays, and other people exposed to radiation like: astronauts, pilots, stewards stewardesses, etc., will find Sea Buckthorn Pulp extremely useful as Sea buckthorn Pulp provides a rich supply of nutrients, improves circulation and eliminates waste. Sea Buckthorn pulp additionally increases the self- repairing capability of the injured organs and cells and protects the major vital organs against the damaging effects of radiation. 

  • Enhances Digestion: Sea buckthorn juice is full of fiber, which helps the body break down food and absorb nutrients more efficiently. It also contains polyphenols that prevent oxidative damage to the digestive system.

  • Nutrition In Sea Buckthorn Pulp

    Sea Buckthorn Pulp owes its benefits to the concentration and high bioavailability of the following vitamins and compounds: Vitamin A, Vitamin B12, Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Lycopene, Potassium, Calcium, Magnesium, Iron, Phosphorus 

    Superoxide Dismutase: Sea buckthorn provides SOD 5 times more than ginseng. Superoxide dismutase (SOD) is an enzyme found in all living cells. An enzyme is a substance that enhances certain essential reactions in the body. Superoxide dismutase helps break down oxygen toxicity in cells. And thereby prevents tissue damage. Sea Buckthorn pulp is extremely useful in treatment of osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, heart attack, pneumonia, stress, 

    Vitamin-C: 15 Times Higher Vitamin-C dosage than Oranges or other citrus fruits.

    Vitamin-C in the form of ascorbic acid boosts our immune system, balances high blood pressure, prevents the formation of cataracts, maintains skin, and aids in wound healing, it also boosts collagen  production, the substance that keeps skin looking youthful. 

    Vitamin-B Complex: Richest vegetarian plant based source of Vitamin B-12

    Vitamin-B helps to convert food into energy in the body. Maintains the health of our nervous system, enhances immunity and produces certain hormones in the body. Vitamin-B12 is the most important B vitamin.

    5HTP (Hydroxytryptophan): The important nutrient 5HTP found in sea buckthorn is helpful in increasing the level of serotonin, the happy hormone. Serotonin helps regulate negative thought patterns, and behavior. Serotonin has a wonderfully positive effect on overall emotional well being of the body.

    Vitamin-A and Carotenoids: Sea buckthorn is the richest source of Vitamin-A in the form of carotene. 39 carotenoids more than any other have been found in sea buckthorn which is the highest possible concentration in a vegetarian food source. Carotenoids improve the metabolic functions and rebuild the injured tissues. This reduces inflammation and has shown positive effects in treating dry eye syndrome and  conjunctivitis. Vitamin-A raises physical and mental endurance to work in high stress situations.

    Vitamin-E: Vitamin-E boosts the immune system. It keeps skin and eyes healthy. It protects the skin from wrinkles and is extremely beneficial for cardiovascular health.

    Amino Acids: Sea Buckthorn Is The Source Of 18 Amino Acids

    Amino Acids or proteins are the second most important compound found in our body.

    Many amino acids are required to synthesize protein. 9 essential amino acids cannot be produced by our body and need to be taken in from an external food source. Which unfortunately do not make it to our plate or are not synthesized by our body due to poor lifestyle and dietary choices. Vegetarians are further deprived of these proteins. Sea Buckthorn pulp contains 18 essential amino acids and that is the primary reason for them being labeled as a source of complete food.

    Minerals: There are many minerals available in sea buckthorn such as: – Calcium, Iron, Potassium, Magnesium, Copper, Sodium and Phosphorus. Which provide various health benefits and trace amounts if not more are essential for various biochemical reactions in the body.

    Flavonoids: Flavonoids possess strong anti-viral and antioxidant properties, which allow reduce free radical damage in the body, boost the immune system and protect the body from infection. Flavonoids also enhance the process of cell regeneration, leaving the body stronger and healthier than ever before. Since it increases the strength of the immune system, it helps ease allergies, and prevents the occurrence of general illness and delays aging.

    Polyphenols: Polyphenols exhibit a radioprotective action, which protects our body from the side effects of all sorts of radiation.

    Lycopene: Lycopene present in Sea buckthorn is essential for the health of reproductive organs and gut health

    How To Consume Sea Buckthorn Pulp:

    Pulp is the blended version of a fruit and therefore one may assume that it is consuming the goodness of hundreds of berries with one spoon of Sea Buckthorn Pulp. The pulp can be greatly enjoyed when a spoon is mixed with a cup of water. This not only ensures the purity of the liquid that the pulp is mixed in to make juice but also prevents the risk of added chemicals and preservatives. The Sea Buckthorn berries have a concentrated tangy flavor so the concentration of liquid can also be adjusted as per need.

    Sea buckthorn pulp can be added to desserts, sauces, or spreads to give them a sweet and tart flavor. Sea buckthorn pulp is often used in culinary applications, as it is a great source of refreshing flavors. Sea buckthorn pulp is also a great ingredient for DIY face masks, as it helps to reduce discoloration, tanning and helps the skin resurface quicker providing that essential exfoliation essential for youthful glowy skin.

    Why Should You Buy Sea Buckthorn Pulp From My Pahadi Dukan

    Himalayan Sea Buckthorn Pulp online from My Pahadi Dukan is an excellent choice as our juice is extracted from the pulp of Organic Himalayan Sea Buckthorn Berries grown without the use of any harmful chemicals and pesticides. With its rich blend of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants, the Himalayan Sea Buckthorn Pulp from My Pahadi Dukan is an added supplement of goodness to your everyday health and being. Sea Buckthorn pulp has become increasingly popular post COVID 19 due to its antimicrobial, anti bacterial and anti cancer properties and we ensure that our pulp is an unadulterated dose of goodness.

    Our products are sourced from locals and that is a major reason for when you order Sea Buckthorn Pulp Online from My Pahadi Dukan you aid your health and incentivize the local farmers to promote chemical free farming.