Sea Buckthorn - fibromyalgia - hair loss, etc

Sea Buckthorn - fibromyalgia - hair loss, etc

Thought other hypo sufferers might be interested in these really interesting links, as sea buckthorn, being very high in fatty acids, is alleged to have many benefits for mucous membranes, immune system, chronic inflammation, weight, etc. which seem to be part of the hypo pattern:

"Sea Buckthorn includes six different fat-soluble vitamins and vitamin-like substances, 22 fatty acids, 42 kinds of lipids and 36 kinds of flavonoids and phenols. The most important pharmacological functions attributed to Sea Buckthorn are that it can nurture the cells in the body and prevent the negative effects of free radicals, postpone the aging process, anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and analgesic."

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  • Hi

    I read in the you mag a couple of months ago about it's benefits and completly forgot to order it!

    Do you know if it's a phyto-eostrogen? (plant mimicking oestrogen). After having breast cancer last yr I have to be careful what I take.

    If all ok I am definitley going to order some. thanks for the reminder.

  • I'm so sorry and understand it is important to be careful what supplements you take.

    This seems to be the link for asking questions:

  • Just noticed another link on the site which might help.

  • There's lots of it around this year, too. The bushes are all full of berries - hard ot pick as they squash very easily, but it's a favourite with many local authorities so there's probably some near you (little light orange berries and leaves that look a bit like rosemary).

  • Thanks, I'll look out for them. Apparently, the reason the oil is more expensive is that the berries are diificult to harvest. Someone posted a link on here for reasonably priced coconut oil and I noticed they also do sea buckthorn oil at a good price too - Okama Skin Care UK.

  • Sorry, got the spelling is the link:

  • How do you take this oil please?

  • I think the oil is for the skin but soft gels are available from various sources - Amazon, Bodykind, etc.

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