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February 6, 2012

Sea Buckthorn Berries

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Sea Buckthorn berries ( Latin name – Hippophae rhamnoides ) are another super food.

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sea-buckthorn-berries

The bright orange edible berries, often called Seaberries, are:

  • rich in vitamin C
  • high in antioxidants
  • known for healing, if rubbed on wounds
  • very bitter
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twig-sea-buckthorn

Sea Buckthorn grows on poor soil, in harsh coastal environments and only the female plants carry berries.

Sea Buckthorn berries are popular amongst hunter- gatherers who make drinks and jams from them.

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