About curative properties of sea-buckthorn berries it was known since the most ancient times. Thanking its excellent qualities the Tibetan, Chinese and Mongolian medicine safely used and uses it to this day at treatment of illnesses which are not subject to traditional medicine.
The sea-buckthorn berries – the name for this plant very well-aimed, are more exact and it is impossible to tell, as its berries on very short fruit stems on branches sit very closely as if sticking round them. Berries possess pleasant enough sweet-sour taste, and also original, unique aroma which bears a faint resemblance to pineapple enough. Here to it sea-buckthorn berries sometimes also name northern, or Siberian, pineapple.
Even at the time of blossoming of the Ancient Greece by strong broth from leaves and sea-buckthorn berries branches gave to drink to horses. It became that their skin was healthy and shining. From here and tritely Latin name of sea-buckthorn berries Hippophae, from words Hippos – a horse, and phae – to add shine. One more widespread name of sea-buckthorn berries – a brittle willow.
Berries of sea-buckthorn berries both wild-growing bushes, and modern sweet grades are good both in a fresh kind, and in the processed kind. They continue to keep taste and unique aroma even in the frozen kind. But the most important advantage of the Siberian pineapple is that at processing the biochemical structure of berries does not vary almost, and this structure is unusually rich and various.
This plant has wide enough area of distribution: from Western and the Eastern Siberia up to southern areas of the European part of Russia, Moldova, caucasus and Ukraine.
The sea-buckthorn berries are a rich pantry of health. Its wonderful berries are rich with the whole complex of vitamins, and also abound with microcells, sugars, mineral substances, organic acids, pectins and set of other biologically active substances.
On a chemical compound all parts of this surprising plant are rich with useful substances so that any drugstore here can envy only. Sea-buckthorn berries berries are improbably vitamin-rich B1, B2, C, E, K, P; flavanoids, folic acid, karatanoids, a betaine, , glucose, fructose and fosfolipids. In berries there is enough considerable quantity of acids, such as: apple acid, lemon, coffee and wine. Berries also are rich and on tannins. This is not deprived modest by sight a berry by macrocells and microcells, such as: sodium, magnesium, iron, silicon, aluminium, lead, calcium, nickel, manganese, strontium and molybdenum.
The bark of branches hides a significant amount серотонина which has rather favorable influence on the central nervous system, and also detains growth of malignant new growths. In leaves of this unsightly plant the present riches in the form of ascorbic,oleanova and ursolova acids are hidden.
Almost all without an exception know about miracle облепиховом oil which “extract” from fruits, and stones of berries contain it much more, rather than pulp. Oil is rather effective at treatment of radiation injuries of a skin, at thermal or chemical burns and at treatment of trophic ulcers. Thanking really to magic and miracle forces of sea-buckthorn berries physicians resist to a stomach ulcer of a stomach and a duodenal gut, stomatitises and pulpitises. With a laryngitis and to pharyngitises sea-buckthorn berries oil finishes instantly. Traumas and defects of a cornea, конъюнктивиты, beam burns of eyes are subject to this unsurpassed means. Many dermatologists recommend sea-buckthorn berries oil for strengthening of growth of hair and in cases of some skin diseases.
For a long time already it is established that the preparations made on a basis sea-buckthorn berries oil are capable to improve many times over shipping of an organism of some antineoplastic medicines, and sometimes even strengthen their action.
For manufacture облепихового oils gathering of berries begins in the late autumn. It becomes that they were light yellow or red-orange, had sour taste, and the most important thing – presence ананасного a smell.
Sea-buckthorn berries oil quite probably to prepare and in house conditions. The prepared berries of sea-buckthorn berries are pounded by by all means wooden pestle and it is obligatory in the enameled ware. Then juice is wrung out, poured in a glass jar and left in a warm place for days. On a surface of the settled juice there is an oil which is necessary for removing. From 1 kg of berries of sea-buckthorn berries it turns out about 80 grammes of oil. It is necessary to store by all means in a refrigerator and in densely corked container.
The national medicine takes leaves, fruits, sea-buckthorn berries seeds, and also young branches on the arms. Fruits should be prepared in the late autumn or in the winter when will strike the first frosts. At this particular time berries contain most of all vitamins and get unique is sourish-sweetish taste. To store berries it is necessary only in wooden container and it is indispensable in a cool place, or, if on that is possibility – in the frozen kind.