1. Rich in Many Nutrients
Sea buckthorn is rich in various vitamins and minerals, as well as antioxidants and other plant compounds potentially beneficial to your health.
Sea buckthorn may aid your heart by reducing blood pressure, improving blood cholesterol levels and protecting against blood clots. That said, effects may be strongest in people with poor heart health.
Sea buckthorn may help improve insulin secretion and insulin sensitivity, both of which could protect against type 2 diabetes — though more research is needed.
Sea buckthorn may help your skin heal from wounds, sunburns, frostbite and bedsores. It may also promote elasticity and protect against dryness.
Sea buckthorn is rich in beneficial plant compounds such as flavonoids and antioxidants, which may help your body fight infections.
Compounds in sea buckthorn may aid liver function, though more studies are needed.