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Benefits of sea buckthorn leaves tea

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Sea Buckthorn Tea for Weight Loss

Were you aware that not only the berries but even the leaves can be made into herbal tea with some exciting health benefits? Drinking tea from the sea buckthorn leaves, also known as seaberry leaves, can be particularly helpful in reducing excess weight, pain caused by rheumatoid arthritis, or even improve one’s overall health by its consumption as it contains numerous antioxidants and antibacterial phytochemicals.

Weight Loss

Most people are aware that excess body weight causes all sorts of health problems. However, most people are unaware that excess body fat around the abdominal area, also known as visceral fat or central obesity, can be dangerous as it increases cardiovascular diseases and diabetes. A healthy diet and regular exercise are the most effective weight loss practices. However, many herbal infusions and dietary supplements are available nowadays as an alternative to weight loss. The sea buckthorn plant, also known as Hippophae Ramnoides, is a flowering plant family Elaeagnaceae species. It is native to the cold-temperate regions of Asia and Europe. In one of the many kinds of research, this plant significantly reduced visceral fat in obese mice.

Anti-Inflammatory and Anti-Arthritis Properties

Weight loss is not the only health benefit of drinking sea buckthorn tea. A study in India was published in the November 2005 issue of the Journal – of International Immunopharmacology discovered that the sea buckthorn leaf extracts reduced anti-inflammatory symptoms in mice, proving the potential to treat arthritis. Rheumatoid arthritis is an inflammatory joint disorder characterized by stiffness and pain in the affected areas. It is estimated to affect more than a million Americans, escalating the demand for this often incapacitating condition. If you are interested in learning more on any of the mentioned subjects, you can study more at

Antioxidant Activity

The potent antioxidant properties in seabuckthorn berry juice have been attributed to its many outstanding health benefits. A group of researchers in India discovered that the sea buckthorn leaf extracts had potent antioxidants when measured in conventional methods used to evaluate antioxidant potency in food and drinks. Food and beverages with high antioxidants protect from diseases related to old age, such as cardiovascular disease, macular degeneration of the eye, Alzheimer’s disease, and cancer. In addition, beverages rich with antioxidants, such as sea buckthorn tea, make an excellent benefit to anti-ageing diets because of the ability to get rid of free radicals and unstable oxygen molecules, which cause sagging skin and wrinkles.


Interception against pathogens 

Research published in the December 2010 edition of the Journal – of Food and Chemical Toxicology found that the sea buckthorn leaves’ extracts showed antibacterial activities In vitro. In addition, the sections had proven to retrain the growth of several bacteria, which included Pseudomonas aeruginosa (it is linked to distinct infections in humans), ¬†Enterococcus faecalis (related to urinary tract infections, endocarditis, etcetera), Staphylococcus aureus (linked with eczema, skin infections and some respiratory diseases and Bacillus cereus (it is associated with foodborne illnesses.

NOTE: Raj Tamang is a wellness enthusiast, focusing on keeping trekkers and his team members fit through diet and proper treatment during their treks. While Raj has no formal qualifications in this field, he has done plenty of research over the years. As a result, he understands the benefits of keeping healthy and using whole foods to nourish himself and his team correctly. Please note that while Raj is experienced in wellness, his advice should not be taken above or instead of medical professionals’ guidance.

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