For many years I have been looking for a formulation that was natural but had the same outcomes as Bio Oil. Sea Buckthorn is the answer. Bio Oil is known for healing the skin and reducing stretch marks. Bio oil is very inexpensive as it main ingredient is petroleum based Mineral oil with the healing powers of Vitamin A, E. I have been searching for a natural alternative – Jojoba oil, coconut oil were great candidates but lack the punch that I wanted and that my patients needed. There is many exotic oils on the market that promise the world but have nil scientific backup. I am happy to introduce you to Sea-Buckthorn oil that has amazing properties and has the scientific backup to prove it too, showing that it has the chemical makeup necessary to help the body heal from injuries more effectively and quickly. The studies have found that tissue regeneration properties of this oil has amazing affects and lesson repair time for severe burns, deep wounds, abrasions, as well as the effective on mild skin disorders and concerns.
What is Sea Buckthorn and what are the benefits.
Sea Buckthorn (hippophae rhamnoides) also known as sallowthorn or seaberry is a medium-sized, hardy, deciduous shrub that grows 2 to 6 m in height shrub found plentiful in the cold latitudes northern Europe and Asia, which can withstand salt spray or arid semi-desert and full sunlight. This plant is sustainable and not going to cause environmental concerns during it growth and production. The Russians, Eastern Europeans and Asians have used the oil derived from the berries, seed and leaves of this plant for thousands of years to treat all sorts of health issues and illnesses.
While the scientific reasoning behind the effectiveness of Sea Buckthorn oil and extract can be somewhat written in highly technical explanations but it is very simple as this special oil contains the essential building blocks for the skin to rebuild and to repair quickly. Sea Buckthorn berries and seeds are a natural source of fatty acids (EFA’s) including Omega-7 (palmitoleic acid), Omega-6 (linoleic acid), Omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid, Omega-5 and Omega-9 (oleic acid). It is the Omega 7 that is very important for skin regeneration. Also found in this oil is natural carotenoids which the body turns into Vitamin A, and high dose of natural Vitamin E. Then to top of a wonderful oil is also contains amino acids, and trace minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and sodiumand several B vitamins, E, K, P, F vitamins including the collagen essential Vitamin C.
This rich anti-inflammatory oil has been found in studies to help with skin like eczema, rosacea, and even acne due to its accelerate wound healing properties. It is fast absorbing but in it’s 100% form it can stain the skin orange in colour, unless you want a natural “bronzing oil” then this is perfect. When mixed with a good class of carrying oil like Jojoba oil, coconut oil it is light in consistency, fast absorbing, and has a slightly herbal scent with reduce staining properties. As a Skin Regeneration it is perfect in anti-ageing skincare either as a serum or in your night cream. Studies have also indicated that this oil can help reduce premature hair loss in most people suffering and the Russian Astronauts use this oil in their sunscreen as a natural UV protection.
You can take ingest straight sea buckthorn oil, as it has been found to help in the treatment of high blood pressure, Parkinson’s disease, rheumatism, Gastrointestinal ulcers, Gout, Improving blood pressure, Lowering cholesterol, Preventing and controlling blood vessel diseases, Boosting immunity, Improving sight, reduction of asthma, heart conditions, Eczema and Dry eye.
This little wonder oil that is grown in hash non-productive agricultural areas is the natural answer to Bio Oil. Zen Dejour is currently testing some wonderful skincare that contains this amazing oil. The first will be an Bio Active Oil that can be used on problem skin conditions and stretch marks. The other is going to be a great moisturizing and night treatment. Please stay turn for release date.