Seabuckthorn fruit has the functions of nourishing the liver and kidney, invigorating the spleen and stomach, and improving the blood circulation. It is especially suitable for the elderly, women and children. The use of sand thorn fruit processed into juice, jam, wine, etc., is very popular with people.
First, the edible value of seabuckthorn fruit
Seabuckthorn fruits are nutritious and can be processed into a variety of drinks and foods. As of 1999, there are more than 100 seabuckthorn beverage processing plants in China. The annual output of seabuckthorn beverages has exceeded 20,000 tons, and it has rapidly entered the domestic market and exported in small quantities.
In some European countries, people also use sea buckthorn fruit as a food and condiment to make candy, cakes, candies, ice cream, etc. It is also used to cook dishes such as seasoning of fish soup and seasoning of barbecue.
Malic acid is extracted from sea buckthorn fruit and widely used in the manufacture of fruit juices, confectionery, snacks, as well as the preservation and storage of meat, fish, and poultry canned foods. It is also an integral part of pharmaceutical preparations.
Second, the medicinal value of sea buckthorn
1, Seabuckthorn is a valuable Chinese medicine
The ancient Greeks had early discovered that seabuckthorn has a therapeutic effect. He said that in ancient Greece, even a very sick horse, after grazing for a period of time in the woodland of seabuckthorn, was heavy and strong, and its fur glittered. So the Latin name that the ancient Greeks gave Seabuckthorn means "glittering horse."
China's Tibetan medicine, Mongolian medicine and Chinese medicine used sea buckthorn in ancient times to treat various diseases.