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Other Names

Sea Buckthorn

Sandthorn Facts

Sandthorn is another name for Sea Buckthorn. Technically speaking, the name Sea-buckthorn is usually hyphenated to avoid confusion with over 100 species of shrubs and small trees in the genus Rhamnus, generally known as Buckthorn. There are several species of Sea-buckthorn. The binomial name for the Common Sea Buckthorn is Hippophae rhamnoides.

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Sandthorn Stories

Prairie fruit business needs more sea buckthorn growers
“Sea buckthorn has been around for more than a decade now, but it's been a bit of a long haul and we've lost some of our original growers,” said Kathie Fedora, a berry producer in the Beausejour area. But new varieties with larger berries, which are ... Manitoba Co-operator [ story ]

Prickly weed in Scotland may be next superfood
Sea buckthorn has more vitamin C than a kiwi and more vitamin E than a soya bean. Previously, Scots have not exploited the nutritional benefits of Sea Buckthorn due to the problems associated with its harvesting and the often bitter taste of the berries. BBC News [ story ]

Anti-age your health
"For example, natural products such as green tea, sea buckthorn oil, shiitake mushrooms, as well as serums with vitamin C," she adds. "Don't over-exfoliate; it strips the skin of its protective top layers." Get a good night's sleep "Sleep isn't just ... The Guardian [ story ]

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