Oblepikha: A secret gem from Siberia

Have you ever heard of sea buckthorn, or oblepikha in Russian? It is a bright yellow-colored berry that grows mostly high in the Siberian mountains across North Asia and North Europe. The berry grows under the conditions of high altitude, exposure to extremely strong ultra violet radiation due to its proximity to the sun, and reflected light from heavy snows, severe cold, scorching heat, and dry, ‘barren’ soil, that this plant becomes a super food.

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