Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Buckthorn Leaves May Help Protect Against Liver Damage

Miracle Leaves That May Help Protect Against Liver Damage: ScienceDaily
"Sea buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides) berries are well known for their cholesterol busting properties, but scientists in India say that its leaves are also rich in anti-oxidants and may help ward off liver disease...Indigineous to the mountainous regions of China and Russia, sea buckthorn has been shown to be rich in vitamin C, vitamin E, flavonoids and essential fatty acids. The leaves are also used to make a tea...liver damage was severely restricted in the rats given leaf extract..."

Ghengis Khan Wonder Berry Could Conquer Heart Disease: "ScienceDaily (Oct. 4, 2006) — Berries taken since the time of Ghengis Khan could form the basis of the next big thing in heart health. Sea buckthorn is a known source of biologically active chemicals and is used in Tibet, Mongolia, China and Russia for health drinks and various cosmetics."

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