Hippophae Rhamnoides L . ( Sea Buckthorn ) : a Potential Source of Nutraceuticals

  title={Hippophae Rhamnoides L . ( Sea Buckthorn ) : a Potential Source of Nutraceuticals},
  author={Efterpi Christaki},
Hippophae rhamnoides, also known as sea buckthorn is an ancient plant with modern virtues, due to its nutritional and medicinal value. Sea buckthorn is a spiny bush with long and narrow leaves, and orange-yellow berries. It is cold resistant, and native to Europe and Asia. All parts of Hippophae e.g. berries, leaves, and seed or pulp oils contain many bioactive compounds. They are a rich source of natural antioxidants such as ascorbic acid, tocopherols, carotenoids, flavonoids, while they… CONTINUE READING


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