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Cathy Wong, ND

Sea Buckthorn for Smoother Skin?

By January 11, 2012

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For years, practitioners of herbal medicine have used sea buckthorn to treat skin disorders. Now, a number of beauty companies are including sea buckthorn extract in their skin-care products (especially in so-called "anti-aging" formulas). Rich in antioxidants and essential fatty acids, sea buckthorn is said to improve your complexion and reverse aging-related damage to skin.

To date, few studies have tested the possible benefits of applying sea buckthorn to the skin. However, some research suggests that taking sea buckthorn in supplement form may help treat certain skin troubles (such as eczema and burn wounds).

For other natural remedies that may help beautify your skin, consider using products that contain argan oil, shea butter, lavender, or green tea....Read the article: Sea Buckthorn - What You Need to Know

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