Sea buckthorn (Hippophae Ramnoides) is a fruit bush whose benefits have been known since antiquity. It seems to be native to South Asia, and the Chinese have used it for over 2,000 years in traditional medicine. In Romania, the sea buckthorn grows wild in the sub-Carpathian area of Moldova and Muntenia, from Olt to Siret. This plant is known for its miraculous therapeutic effects since antiquity. Sea buckthorn is considered one of the plants with exceptional nutritional properties, making it considered to be miraculous. In China, traditional medicine recommends it in the treatment of digestive diseases. On the European continent, there are remarks about the importance of the remaining sea buckthorn during ancient Greece.
Nowadays, the following products: fruit teas, buds, leaves, fruit syrups, fruit oil are obtained from sea buckthorn. The oil is also the most valuable from a medical point of view. The whole plant is medicinal, but the part with the most active substances is the fruit. The sea buckthorn fruit contains twice as much Vitamin C as the macaw and 10 times more than the oranges.