DetailsPure Seabuckthorn Berry hippophae rhamnoides Cold Pressed Seeds from Fruit (China) IN AMBER GLASS BOTTLE. Sea Buckthorn is known in China, Russia and Europe as one of nature’s most incredible medicinal plants. It's small, bright orange berries have been cherished for centuries for their truly incredible healing, nutritive, and therapeutic qualities. The Latin name of "hippophae rhamnoides" simply means shining horse which comes from the fact that domestic horses were often fed Seabuckthorn berries to improve their coat condition. The richly coloured orange oil produced from Sea Buckthorn berries is very rich in vitamins, antioxidants, and other healing compounds! The orange colour appears to derived from it's high content of carotenoids which give carrots their own distinctive colour. Due to it's intense orange colour be careful to avoid staining on clothing and linen. Sea Buckthorn berries have high content of carotenoids (pro-vitamin A), tocopherols (vitamin E), phylloquinone (vitamin K), as well as other vitamins, fatty acids, and micro-elements!