Hippophae rhamnoides is the latin name for a shrub which produces Argousier berries
also known as ‘the Holy Fruit of the Himalayas’
They originate from Tibet.
It is possible to survive on these berries alone as they provide everything that the body requires:
Vitamins: A, B1, B2, B9, C, D, K and P
Essential Fatty acids: 3, 6, 7, and 9 – also:
A combination of antioxidants , amino acids, tocopherols, flavonoids, phenols, terpenes, tannins, lipids and minerals.
Hippophae rhamnoides is a very hardy shrub – it can tolerate harsh, salty winds and temperatures ranging from -40°C to +40°C !
Its extensive root system make it ideal to plant around forest and farm boundaries to prevent soil erosion.
Since it contains over 190 different nutrients which nourish skin and body, it can be used for skin care as a cleanser, moisturiser and mask – or as a tonic for the body.
- full spectrum nutrition to skin
- anti acne
- heals skin damage
- protects against UV damage and pollution
- improves energy
- aids digestion,
- strong anti-oxidant
- supports body systems (particularly cardiovascular & nervous)
Tips & further information:
- Mix with water for juice, with yoghurt, salads, smoothies or other recipes.
- Do not get near eyes when applying it as a cleanser or mask due to high vitamin c content
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