Syed Rizwan Abbas and Bibi Aziz DOWNLOAD PDF


Hunza valley is enrich in natural resources. These type of natural resources has a great contribution in the environment; one of the main resources is plant resources, from ancient time until now it is used to cure such type of disease in human as well as in animals. In medicinal plants, different types of secondary metabolites are present which play a vital role in many kinds of disease and used in industrial medicine. Maximum number of the medicinal plants have their own specific activities these include; antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-parasitic, etc. hipphophae rhamnoid is one of the medicinal plants generally called seabukthorn, which belong to the family of elaegnaceae. The length of seabukthorn is about 6 meters, it has yellowish flowers, and the fruits are orange in color, which is only female tree.  The species came from Nepal and china. A number of scientific researchers work on the medicinal importance of hipphophae rhamanoids and they had proven its composition. Particularly in Asian countries because of its composition is been used in folk medicine. Effective was used mainly in the treatment of lung, liver, digestive upsets and joint diseases,  Helps in inflammatory diseases, and to regulate blood flow, mucosal healing, it helps in treating sore throats and digestive system. Sea buckthorn leaves are important for calcium and magnesium. By using the sea-buckthorn berries, it improves the overall condition of the human body and increases its performance. Fruits and juice stimulates the secretion of gastric authorities. It’s mainly used for the treatment of cardiovascular diseases .Oil of sea-buckthorn is used in cosmetics, which is highly valued not only for its regenerating and antioxidant properties but particularly for the content of beta-carotene, quercetin and rutin.

Key Words: Hipphophae rhamanoid (seabukthorn); phytochemistry; Pharmacological Activities; Anticancer; culinary uses; adverse effect.