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How to Heal Your Skin Faster With Sea Buckthorn

Sea buckthorn has been the secret medicine that ancient Tibetan people have used for thousands of years. For any kind of skin ailment, from eczema to deep burns, sea buckthorn’s healing properties have been used in skincare with surprising effectiveness.

One of sea buckthorn’s best benefits is its ability to stimulate tissue regeneration. From deep cuts to lesions to ulcers, the variety of vitamins helps skin heal itself faster. With powerful antioxidants, sea buckthorn helps skin cells regenerate with Vitamin A, Vitamin C, and several different kinds of B vitamins. Sea buckthorn also contains calcium, magnesium, potassium, iron, and sodium, which are all building blocks of healthy skin.

Healing Burns

Burns are also a major area where sea buckthorn can work is healing properties. Research shows that in studies, skin that had suffered third-degree burns healed much better with sea buckthorn oil was applied to the affected area. Sea buckthorn extract promotes the growth of skin and mucosa epithelial cells that are damaged by burns. When burns are bad enough, skin grafts are required, and sea buckthorn oil also helped the grafts bind with the fascia and make the burned skin heal faster. For decades, the pharmacologists have used silver sulfadiazine to heal burns, but it has side effects. Sea buckthorn has proved just as effective as silver sulfadiazine and has no side effects on burn patients.

Helping with Cancer

Perhaps the most impressive benefit of sea buckthorn is how well is helps cancer patients. Consuming sea buckthorn oil reduces illness due to cancer, and even if you have already been diagnosed with cancer, sea buckthorn can help reduce the effects of chemotherapy. The harsh chemicals used in cancer treatments can often affect skin cells and damage collagen production, but sea buckthorn re-stimulates collagen production to help people heal faster from cancer and toxic chemotherapy sessions. Chemo often frequently damages the digestive tract cells too, and since sea buckthorn is great for calming digestive issues, the extract frequently helps patients who have stomach issues after treatment by healing the epithelial cells in the intestines.

Reduces Wrinkles

If you’ve had skin issues in the past, sea buckthorn can still help. Sea buckthorn increases collagen production to reduce wrinkles, and its high Vitamin E and Vitamin C content reduce scarring. This works on both smaller scars, like acne marks, and on larger scars, such as those from traumatic injuries and severe stretch marks. Anti-inflammatory properties are also a prized attribute of sea buckthorn, which can help reduce eczema and rosacea. Sunburn can also discolor scar tissue, and sea buckthorn can even block UV rays to protect skin that is still healing, which is why it’s an ingredient in many sunscreens.

If you suffer from any skin issues from traumatic injuries, lesions, or chemotherapy, sea buckthorn is a natural way to see significant improvements in the appearance of your skin and your overall dermatological health. Sea buckthorn extracts are the best oils for healing a wide variety of skin issues. You can even get sea buckthorn products that are cruelty-free, vegan, and gluten-free in different amounts for your specific needs.  You’re on your way to health, healing, and beautiful skin!

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Is Your Skin, Hair & Nails Supplement Causing Acne?

SIBU Sea Berry Therapy is for all skin types and all ages, but we have a special appeal to those dealing with problematic skin situations.  Whether it’s the signs of age, extremely dry skin, eczema, rosacea or yes, even acne, SIBU and the power of sea berry (sea buckthorn) can help improve the look and feel of your skin.

As “beauty from the inside” becomes more and more accepted in our culture, we look back and realize that it’s what SIBU has been doing from the very beginning.  Sea berry and the power of Omega 7 can have a very positive impact on the skin both from the inside (with supplements) and the outside (with skincare products).  But beware!  There are supplements and even some “good for you” foods out there that could be causing or contributing to your acne.

MyBeautyBunny.com has posted a great article about some of the foods and supplements that can actually cause acne.  We could’t have said it any better ourselves so here’s a link to the very informative and helpful article.

 

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Looking for Organic Solutions for Your Skin Flaws? Try Sea Berry and PRP Therapy

Written by Guest Blogger, Vivian Tyler

Acne! Breakouts! Whiteheads! Blackheads!

Are you battling these dreaded skin flaws? Know that you’re not alone! Tons of people out there are dealing with the same problem. And, organic solutions may be more effective than chemical creams and lotions.

The American Academy of Dermatology/ Association reports that acne affects around 50 million Americans each year. Typically, close to 85% of teenagers and young adults between the ages of 12 and 24 may get acne. However, older women may also deal with breakouts during various stages of life including pregnancy and menopause.

Check Nature’s Pharmacy for Organic Solutions

The trouble with acne is not simply that it affects your confidence. It can also cause depression and anxiety. Further, the breakouts leave behind ugly reminders that may last you for the rest of your life. Thankfully, nature has the perfect solutions for you that can get rid of the skin flaws – Sea Berry and PRP Therapy. You can use them individually or as a combined treatment system to get the clear, glowing skin you’re looking for. Here’s how.

Sea Berry Can Help with All Your Skin Issues

Sea berry, also known as sea buckthorn berry is a wonder golden berry that grows at elevations of 12,000 feet above sea level. Found mainly in the Himalayas, the berries have been used by ancient Tibetans for more than 1,300 years. Bright orange in color, the fruit is packed with all the essential nutrients that the skin needs to heal and rejuvenate. Most important, it works as an organic solution for the leading causes of acne and helps eliminate the condition.

Acne is mainly caused by the buildup of impurities and bacteria in the skin. Sea Berry products can prevent this buildup since they have anti-inflammatory and anti-bacterial properties. Further, sea buckthorn berries contain vital Omega acids like Omega 7, 3, 6, and 9. These fatty acids promote the growth of collagen in the skin, and nourish and hydrate it gently. As a result, your skin can resist acne more effectively.

 Science Has Proved that Sea Berry Works as an Organic Solution

As tests conducted by the National Center for Biotechnical Information reveal, sea berry contains compounds that are effective in reducing the production of the skin sebum or oil that causes acne. The berry also has organic acids such as quinic acid that work to maintain the ideal pH balance in the skin.

And, that’s not all! Any products like oils and creams created out of sea berry have a longer shelf life and are resistant to any storage conditions for up to 28 days. This factor ensures that the minimum of preservatives need to be added to sea berry products making them the perfect organic solution for your skin flaws.

Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Therapy Works on Acne Naturally

Yet another natural answer to the acne and breakouts is PRP therapy. The growth factors present in the PRP serum work to restore a fresh supply of blood in the skin. This supply brings oxygen and nutrients to the skin and carries away acne-causing impurities and bacteria. As a result, your skin repairs and rejuvenates. And, gets back its lost glow.

In addition, PRP can help you erase the scars left behind by acne. Any marks such as boxcar scars, ice pick scars, rolling scars, and atrophic scars respond well to PRP treatment for acne scars. That’s because the serum has the essential healing elements that can create collagen and elastin in the layer below the skin. When doctors inject PRP under the depressed scars, it creates new collagen that plumps up the skin so that the marks seem to lighten until they are barely noticeable.

 Doctors Source the PRP Serum from Your Blood

PRP therapy is an organic solution for your acne and breakouts since the serum is developed from your blood. Dermatologists harvest a 10ml sample from the forearm and spin it in a centrifugal device. The spinning motion causes the red blood cells and white blood cells to separate leaving behind the plasma. This plasma contains a concentration of platelets and growth factors that your body creates to repair soft and hard tissues.

The only additives used to create the PRP serum are safe to use. They are approved by the FDA as food preservatives. So you see, PRP therapy is completely natural and not likely to cause any adverse effects or allergic reactions. Your body recognizes the serum as its own tissues and accepts the healing.

Use Sea Berry and PRP Therapy as a Dual Treatment Modality

Talk to your dermatologist about the many benefits of Sea Berry and PRP therapy. Depending on the kind of acne you have, you might be able to create a dual treatment modality that heals acne, prevents further breakouts, and helps erase the scars left behind by old acne. As a result, you can have perfect, flawless skin that glows with health and beauty.

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Choosing the Right Sea Berry Products for Oily Skin

Sea berry

Sea buckthorn, also known as sea berry, comes from the seeds and berries of the sea buckthorn plant. Although it’s been used for thousands of years, it’s only recently come into prominence in the United States since it’s native to Europe and Asia. It provides a wide range of benefits to the skin, digestive system, and overall health. If you’re struggling with oily skin, here’s what you need to know about this amazing plant.

How to Take Sea Buckthorn

There are 3 basic ways to take sea buckthorn:

  • Oil: Sea buckthorn oils let you make use of the plant in its purest form. They can be taken internally or used topically, although it can be inconvenient if you want to treat a relatively large section of skin.
  • Lotions and creams: These make using sea buckthorn oil more convenient if you want to use it topically. In addition, the lotions may have additional ingredients that can help address your skin issues.
  • Soft gel capsules: If you find you don’t enjoy the taste of sea berry oil on its own, you can simply take a soft gel instead. This is a good way to take the oil for overall health, and it can do wonders for oily skin.

Berries vs. Seeds

One of the important things to realize when working with sea buckthorn is that it actually provides 2 very different types of oils. One type of oil is taken from the berry or pulp, while the other is taken from the seeds inside the berry. While both are effective at promoting overall health, the main benefits of seed oil are external: helping to repair the skin, accelerate the healing process, and helping to eliminate the symptoms of various skin conditions such as acne, rosace, dry skin, and sensitive skin. Berry or fruit oil, on the other hand, has more internal skin benefits. The berry oil is where all of the omega 7 nutrition is found. Omega 7 is the rare fatty acid that’s been shown to provide key building blocks for healthy skin internally. It’s literally feeding your body the nutrients it needs to produce healthy skin from the inside-out.
Seed oil provides more topical benefits for the skin.  It is useful for improving a wide range of skin conditions from acne to eczema.

Sea Berries for Oily Skin

Sea berries have been shown to reduce oily skin by as much as 45%. You’ll often start to see improvement within the first few weeks. As an added bonus, sea berry seed oil won’t dry out your skin like many commercial chemical products designed to treat oily skin. Sea berry seed oil is a natural moisturizer that nourishes and repairs the skin while also providing anti-bacterial properties that can help keep acne under control. Your oily skin needs a balance of hydration and sea berry oils are just the thing to help you achieve it.

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The Sea Berry Harvest Begins!

High in the Himalayan desert regions of India and Tibet, sea buckthorn, a thorny shrub dense with bright and bitter orange berries, grows wild like a weed. Scrappy and hard to harvest, sea buckthorn or sea berry is a superfruit and a game changer for beautiful, healthy skin.

SIBU’s Turkestanica sea berries grow exclusively in the Leh & Nubra valleys of northern India where they are harvested during a short 4-6 week period in the early fall.  Turkestanica is the most nutrient dense of all sea buckthorn subspecies due to the harsh environment in which it grows.  The harvest is a time for celebration in these remote villages of the Himalayan Highlands.  SIBU hires co-ops of local village women who hand harvest the berries as it has been done for generations.  Great pride is taken in the commitment SIBU has made to these villagers. Fair trade and sustainable practices provide income for many individuals and families throughout the region.

Almost 90 percent of the world’s sea berry (sea buckthorn) forests are found in India and Tibet.  High altitude, dry heat, severe cold, and hardscrabble soil combine to produce a fruit rich in over 190 bioactive compounds including antioxidant vitamins A, C, and E; fatty acids, flavonoids, and carotenoids; and skin-fortifying trace minerals such as selenium, zinc, copper, sulfur, potassium and magnesium.

Sea berry is considered a miracle fruit because it yields the highest natural concentrations of omega 7s available and is rich in omega 3s and 6s. Unlike omegas 3 and 6, omega 7 (palmitoleic acid), a lesser known omega, is not an essential fatty acid and therefore our bodies do synthesize it.  However, because of our modern-day diets we don’t get enough of the components to make omega 7 naturally.  As we age, our production of omega 7 begins to decrease and the need for it in our bodies increases.

Clinical studies have shown that omega 7, taken internally and applied topically, is an elixir for the skin: It soothes eczema and helps clear up acne; stimulates collagen production, keeps skin firm, aids in elasticity; strengthens hair and nails; and promotes tissue regeneration. It also benefits cardiovascular, liver, and brain function and improves the metabolism.

SIBU’s Omega-7 supplements provide an excellent Vegan source of the omega fatty acids.  Whether you prefer an easy-to-swallow soft gel or a morning “shot” of  Omega-7 Pure, the benefits of sea berry are certain to give you the boost you need for both whole body health and natural beauty.

 

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Happy Skin, Happy Kids!

Skin Care Products for Children

Kids need safe skin care too…

When it comes to choosing skincare products for yourself, it can be a challenge finding your way around all the nasty chemically-laden products that line the drugstore shelves today.

So choosing skin care products for your children can seem an impossible task. If you want to avoid plastering your own skin in chemicals, then naturally you want to take even bigger precautions when it comes to your kids.

If you head into your local drugstore, you may be overwhelmed by the many options available for kids, but your overwhelm may soon turn to shock when you see the ingredient labels of most of these products.

Children are no exception when it comes to the addition of chemicals to products and these synthetics may only contribute to, or worsen, already existing skin issues.

Fortunately, there are natural options available that will help to protect and soothe your little one’s skin.

Keep reading to learn a little more about some of the most common skin issues children are subject to and how to treat them, naturally.

Eczema

This frustrating condition is extremely common in young children and involves skin inflammation, the most common being atopic dermatitis.

This condition can affect anywhere on the body but is most commonly seen on the face and scalp of toddlers. It’s characterized by an angry red and itchy rash with small dry pustules that only get worse when scratched. Eczema can seriously impair your child’s quality of life so it’s important to nip it in the bud quickly.

Hives

Hives are red welts, caused by chemicals in the body called histamines, as an immune response to an array of various substances such as pollen, dust, pet fur or certain foods or medications, just to name a few. It’s hard to figure out the root cause, but if your child has difficulty breathing be sure to call an ambulance immediately.

Impetigo

Also known as school sores, these pesky blisters are super contagious and are a result of bacteria. They usually appear around the mouth and nose as small, red and itchy blisters that break open to ooze yellow pus and then form a brown scab. They are usually treated with antibiotics, as well as topical applications to kill the bacteria.

Psoriasis

This is a chronic skin condition in which areas of skin become inflamed and red and covered in flaky white skin. This is an inflammatory condition that’s caused by skin cells being produced more quickly than normal and resulting in these raised plaques of skin.

All of these conditions are a result of inflammation and the best way to quickly soothe this inflammation is by applying a topical cream that has anti-inflammatory properties. Our body cream is ideal as it contains our key ingredient, Sea Buckthorn, an absolute superstar ingredient for reducing inflammation thanks to its potent anti-inflammatory properties.

Daily application of our creams will not only help to heal and prevent infection, they will provide instant soothing relief so your little one can enjoy happy, itch free skin.

Our Sea Berry Seed Oil is perfect for more severe cases of eczema, psoriasis or any other inflammatory skin condition. Gently dab some of this wonderful oil onto affected areas. Its naturally calming and healing properties can, in many cases, provide instant soothing relief.

It’s just as important to pay attention to your child’s diet as foods that cause inflammation in the body can cause or worsen these conditions. Ensure your child has a balanced diet with lots of healthy whole grains, fruits, veggies, and fish.

For a delicious and wonderful anti-inflammatory treat, try our Omega-7 Blend. A deliciously fruity and tart nutritious boost that kids love!

And you’ll love knowing they’re getting safe, whole food nutritional support for a healthier body and healthier skin

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Sea Buckthorn Oil is for Acne Prone, Sensitive Skin!

Problematic, acne prone, sensitive, or irritable skin?… SIBU Sea Buckthorn Oil was made for you!

But first, what do SIBU customers have to say?

  • “I’ve come down with acne in my later years and the prescription medication that my Dermatologist prescribed was so drying that I started developing more age line (which I didn’t have before.) I read about this Sea Buckthorn Seed Oil in one of Dr. Gott’s newspaper column and thought I would give it a try. The very first day my pimples started clearing up and by the 5th day it was all gone and my skin looks better than it has in years. Just one drop on each side of my face and a dab on my nose and chin at night after washing my face is all it takes. I just splash tepid water on my face in the morning and that’s all I do. I would recommend this product to anyone having a problem with acne.” – Scott L.
  • “This oil is AMAZING. Seriously, it’s amazing. If you have any red, rough, scaly, dry, peeling, etc patches on your skin, this stuff will do wonders….My dad has chronically red, flaky patches around the eyebrows and this stuff literally soothed them and made them go away over night.” J.J.
  • I am post menopausal and have been plagued with acne breakouts and large pores my whole life. So, believe me when I tell you I would never put oil on my face. I read about Sea Buckthorn oil I decided to give it a try. I am amazed!! I have only used it for about 4 days but already my skin looks good enough to go out without makeup – something I never usually do. My skin looks and feels smoother, my pores are smaller and any pimples I had healed and disappeared.  I would definitely recommend this product (and already have.)”

If you’ve ever said, “I can’t use anything on my skin because its so sensitive” or “Everything I do seems to make my skin worse” or “nothing works on my acne prone skin!”

…SIBU was made for YOU

  • Calms and soothes irritated, sensitive skin (often after one day’s use) so your skin is calm & clear.
  • Helps repair blemished and damaged skin so your complexion is smooth and radiant
  • Natural anti-bacterial and anti-microbial sea buckthorn properties help stop breakouts & diminish acne problem
  • Helps accelerate tissue healing so your skin can quickly recover from breakouts for that night out on the town.
  • Nourishes your skin from the inside out for the critical Omega 7 internal nutritional support. It’s food for your skin.
  • The biggest benefit? Feel good in your own skin again!

Problematic, sensitive skin is all too common, with far too few solutions. I take that back, problem skin is all too common with, far too few solutions that work.

We’ve all been there. We hear about the newest cream, cleanser, or serum, that will finally improve our skin, so we go out and buy this new miracle product with our hopes high, only to repeat the viciously endless cycle.

Buy. Try. Repeat. Buy. Try. Repeat.…… Sound familiar?

You start to wonder, will anything ever help my skin?

You’re not alone. Skin care sales are expected to rise to $121 billion by the year 2016 according to Statista.com. Let that sink in a bit, $121 billion!
Yet, a study commissioned by Dove reported that over 90% of women are unhappy with their appearance.

Do you see anything wrong with this picture?

It’s not a shortage of selection, that’s for sure. Just take a stroll into any store with a decent skin care section.

With so many choices, you’ll be forever lost in trial and error trying to find the right product for your skin. Back to that old rut again……. Buy. Try. Repeat. Buy. Try. Repeat.

Wouldn’t it be great to find a product you can count on?

Why not go for something with a proven track record? More than just a typical testimonial that says, “it’s a great product”.

I’m talking time tested solutions. Solutions that have been used as far back as 1,300 years! Think about it, anything that stands the test of time will all have one thing in common. It works!

Why else would it be passed down generation after generation?

The elusive Sea Berry (sea buckthorn) is one of those few that have passed the test.

Referenced in various ancient medical texts, the most well-known, the Sibu Yidian dedicates an entire 13 chapters to this little berry and all its health & beauty benefits. (It’s how SIBU’s name came to be!)

There are various types, but only one measures with the highest overall nutritional values. It’s called Turkestanica. So in a world full of products that are all hype and no results, what are we to do? Simple, look for skin care with a proven track record.