Hippophae rhamnoides – Famine Foods

Hippophae rhamnoides


India (Garhwal Himalayas): fruit made into preserves, and pickled. Ethnomedical uses: in Tibet, used as a general panacaea; oil is antioxidant and may be used to treat wounds and frost bite and alimentary canal mucus problems.

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Chemical composition: rich in Vitamins B1, B2, C, E, and K, niacinimide, pantothenic acid and carotenoids. Serotonin (5- hydroxy-tryptamine) extract posesses antitumor properties.

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