Dried sea buckthorn leaves - 100 gr.
The leaves are collected from our field and dried in controlled low temperature dryers resulting in the least loss of ingredients.
We cultivate sea buckthorn without drugs and pack it in our professional laboratory without preservatives!
With sea buckthorn leaves We prepare a therapeutic drink rich in antioxidants and flavonoids.
Tea made from the leaves contains vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, amino acids and fatty acids. Large amounts of calcium, magnesium and potassium are contained in the leaves of Hippophae. As well as β-carotene, flavonoids, lycopene, polyphenols folic acid, catechins, ferulic acid, salicyclic acid, vitamin E and ellagic acid.
What are flavonoids?
Another large group of substances contained in sea buckthorn are flavonoids. Flavonoids are considered antioxidants. These phytochemicals have not only been associated with lower blood pressure, but also with reduced rates of certain cancers as well as dementia. More and more scientific studies are linking antioxidants to boosting our immune system, protecting our teeth from plaque and gingivitis, and neutralizing oxygen free radicals that attack cells and accelerate aging.
Where is sea buckthorn leaf tea useful?
It is against cough, as an expectorant but also in diseases of the respiratory system, to improve blood circulation and the function of the digestive system. Tea is commonly used to lower blood pressure, lower cholesterol and increase fertility. Bone Strengthening, Muscle Strengthening, Pain Relief, and Skin Rejuvenation.
Sea buckthorn decoction is applied to sunburns to reduce possible swelling, irritation and to speed up healing. Scientific studies show that they also contain antibiotic activity.
The dried leaves of sea buckthorn offer us a very healthy and nutritious decoction, they contain up to 24% protein.
Study of antioxidant activity of sea buckthorn.
Extraction with Aqueous Alcohol
Study of antioxidant activity of sea buckthorn decoction.
As can be seen from the above tables, regardless of the extraction, the sea buckthorn leaves cultivated by Mr. Barbas Filippos, contained in all cases the largest amount of antioxidants. The comparison between fresh and dried fruit allows us to calculate the qualitative reduction of the total phenolic content by only 10.5% during drying. It should be noted that sea buckthorn decoctions have significant antioxidant activity, which indicates their significant nutritional value.
National and Kapodistrian University of Athens.
Department of Chemistry
Food chemistry laboratory.
Dr. Proestos Charalambos
* mgGAE / 100 ml = mg equivalents of gallic acid per 100 ml of extract (or per gram of sample)
** mgAAE / 100mL = mg equivalent of ascorbic acid per 100 ml of extract (or per gram of sample)