Why Seabuckthorn

"Wild Seabuckthorn contains essential Omega fatty acid and nutrients which make our products so effective, luxurious as well as non-toxic. Seabuckthorn is now perhaps the most comprehensively researched berry in the world" -  CEO, Taashi

1300 year old beauty secret of the himalayas

The ancient tibetians in their medical book, Sibu Yidian - written about 1300 years ago - documented the nutritional uses of seabuckthorn for health and beauty. Sibu Yidian says that seabuckthorn âtonifies yin and strengthens yang which means seabuckthorn creates balance. The Seabuckthorn berry is now perhaps the most comprehensively researched berry in the world.

Natures most balanced fruit

It is natures most balanced fruit containing a comprehensive array of Omega 3, 6 , 7 and 9 , multi vitamins , B, C, D, E as well as minerals, SOD< Anti oxidants, caretonoids and flavonoids – in a natural balance. All these are naturally occurring in this wild seabuckthorn berry which pulls these nutrients with its plant roots which go upto 200 feet under the ground.

Essential for Beautiful skin

These important nutrients and essential fatty acids are responsible for optimum skin health and is found in abundance in the seabuckthorn berry. It nourishes the skin and helps combat dryness and wrinkles, and consequent loss of skin elasticity, and other symptoms of malnourished or aging skin. It also rejuvenates skin by :

enhancing your skin’s ability to retain moisture,

helps protecting against sun damage,

helps protecting against environmental toxins and oxidative damage,

helps to boost collagen production,

helps in restoring youthful resilience and plumpness to ageing skin cells ,

helps in rejuvenating skin cell membranes,

helps in process of rejuvenating sun damaged skin,


OMEGA 3, 6, 7 AND 9 and skin health

Modern research has uncovered many great nutritional values of seabuckthorn fruit. Seabuckthorn and its seed oil is packed with wonderful bioactive substances and nutrients. Nearly 90% of seabuckthorn seed oil is unsaturated fatty acids including linolenic acid (Omega 3), linoleic acid (Omega 6), oleic acid (Omega 9), palmitoleic acid(Omega 7). It is also exceptionally rich in Vitamin E with vitamins A, D, C, D and K, etc. Its active ingredients include carotene, flavonoids, antioxidants,phytosterols, serotonin, amino acids and trace elements including iron, zinc, calcium, manganese, selenium, iodine, etc., that are so important to skin health and overall good health. Seabuckthorn and the omega 7 in it helps to rejuvenate and revitalise skin, combats against wrinkles, loss of elasticity of skin, moisturizes dry skin, helps in overall skin health. It boosts collagen production and protects skin against sun damage and environmental pollution.

Seabuckthorn and Immunity

Immunity is the ability and process of resistance of the human body against pathogens harmful to our skin and body. This is crucial to good health because it means not only freedom from diseases and pains, but also a optimal condition physically, mentally and socially. Continuous good health depends on two things: prevention and wholistic maintenance. In other words, to eliminate pathogens before illness strikes and to avoid further pathological changes and compications when it does.

Seabuckthorn provides more than 190 nutrients and bioactive substances, and many of them are considered immune building factors, such as linolenic acid (Omega 3), linoleic acid (Omega 6), oleic acid (Omega 9), palmitoleic acid(Omega 7), vitamins E, A, carotene, polyphenols, flavonoids and trace elements including iron, copper, manganese, selenium, etc. This group of well-coordinated and well-proportioned immune building factors regulates and improves the immune system in different processes and at different levels, restores disturbed immune system, strengthens the body’s resistance to diseases, thus effectively preventing diseases and speeding up recovery. The same qualities are key inputs for good looking skin, hair and nails.

Since the later 1970s, scientific studies led to many important discoveries about the adverse effects of free radicals and oxidation on our health. It is found that more than 80 diseases are related to free radicals, the most common ones include stroke, myocardial infarction, infant anemia, diabetes, arteriosclerosis, tumors, cataract, radiation damage, burn, brown spots, wrinkles, aging, arthritis, lung disease, nephritis, hepatitis, etc.

The ORAC value of seabuckthorn fruit ( Oxygen Radical Absorption Capacity ) or anti oxidant capacity of seabuckthorn is approximately 70000 which is about 30 times that of Pomegranate.

Fair Trade and Sustainable Development

Beautiful body – healthy living – precious earth

The harsh climate, crystal clear blue skies and fresh mountain air is the natural habitat of the tough resilient berry and equally tough local populace of the Himalayas. Nestling in between ancient Buddhist monasteries these bushes of seabuckthorn berries are harvested in the early cold misty mornings of the harvest season. The harvest season is the most important time of the year which provides enough money for sustainence for entire families during the entire year.

We have fair trade agreements and practices with our local harvesters, primarily women, to ensure fair compensation and complete respect. Our modern processing facilities employ practices which are safe and environmentally friendly and we pledge to continue to work responsibly and use processes with minimal impact on our beloved planet. Our wild sea buckthorn berries are a naturally sustainable resource growing wild in the Himalayas.

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