An omega fraction exclusively available in Australia through BioCeuticals, Alpha EFA, extracted from the fresh berry and fresh seed of the sea buckthorn plant, is a vegetarian source of omega-3, 6 and 9 plus omega-7. Alpha EFA also contains antioxidant compounds, including natural carotenoids, vitamin E and vitamin C, amino acids and trace minerals.
Sea buckthorn berry has been used in traditional Asian medicine for the maintenance of healthy skin and mucous membranes.
Sea buckthorn berry is used in traditional Asian medicine systems (Tibetan, Mongolian and Chinese) to support healthy blood circulation and the maintenance of healthy skin and mucous membranes.
A natural, vegetarian source of fatty acids including omega-7 (palmitoleic acid), omega-3 (alpha-linolenic acid), omega-6 (linoleic acid) and omega-9 (oleic acid) fatty acids.
A natural source of antioxidant compounds including tocopherols, carotenoids and vitamin C.
Sea buckthorn berries naturally contain amino acids (leucine, isoleucine, valine, methionine, phenylalanine and lysine) and trace minerals (including aluminium, barium, boron, cobalt, copper, iron, lithium, molybdenum, nickel, strontium, tin, titanium and vanadium).
The use of Alpha EFA in pregnancy and lactation has not been scientifically evaluated. Its content of essential fatty acids does not exceed acceptable dietary doses.
Sea buckthorn flavones may have an additive effect on blood pressure medications, specifically ACE inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers.
Sea buckthorn flavones may have an additive effect on anticoagulant medications.
Sea buckthorn oil may inhibit the cytotoxic effects of chemotherapeutic agents, specifically cyclophosphamide and farmorubicin.