Known around the world over as the ‘Holy Fruit’, ‘Liquid Gold’, and a miracle wonder plant, used medicinally for thousands of years.

Folklore tells of it being the favourite food of Pegasus.

In Mongolia, ancient tribes used to allow their horses to roam free throughout the sea buckthorns that grew on the plains, and any sick or ailing horses would soon recover as the leaves restored, healed and gave them shiny coats.

Genghis Khan also fed his army on sea buckthorn, which gave them incredible endurance and strength.

In East Lothian, Scotland, the sea buckthorn is referred to as the ‘baked bean plant’ due to its bright orange berries.

Sea Buckthorn is regarded as a miracle fruit in the Himalayas, natures very own elixir, and is known to treat anything from acne  to cancer, infections and obesity.

In Tajikistan, farmers plant sea buckthorn as a spiney hedge to keep their animals in as we would use barbed wire.

In Afghanistan sea buckthorn is drunk as a refreshing and healing tea

Harvesting Sea buckthorn berries begins in October and lasts till end February

The Greek name of sea buckthorn ‘ Hippophae rhamnoides’ means ‘shining horse’ or ‘the tree that makes horses shine’.