Sea buckthorn recipes that everyone can easily handle

It is rich in vitamins A, B, C. It stimulates immunity and supports digestion.

What other effects does it have on our body?

In what forms can we enjoy it?

Get inspired by our sea buckthorn recipes!

Sea buckthorn syrup for immunity with honey

It is enough to administer once or twice a year to start immunity. The crust always lasts 1-2 weeks.


  • 500-600 g of sea buckthorn (possibly sea buckthorn juice or frozen sea buckthorn)
  • 200 g of honey
  • juice of 1-2 pieces of ginger
  • 2 tablespoons of lemon juice


  • Blend the sea buckthorn and squeeze the juice out of it through a fine cloth.
  • Grate the ginger finely and squeeze it through a cloth.
  • Add lemon juice to sea buckthorn and ginger juice, mix in honey and it’s done.
  • Take 1 tablespoon of syrup mixed in water on an empty stomach.
Sea buckthorn and honey syrup.

In addition to immunity, it also supports digestion, speeds up recovery and kicks spring fatigue.

Sea buckthorn syrup with sugar

And here we have the second version, which differs from the previous recipe by adding sugar instead of honey and missing ginger.


  • 1500 ml of sea buckthorn berries
  • 1 liter of water
  • 10 g of citric acid
  • 500 g of sugar


  • We wash the sea buckthorn, mix it, put it in a pot together with water and citric acid.
  • Let it soak for 12-24 hours.
  • Then drain and boil with sugar until dissolved.
  • Pour into boiled canning jars.
Sea buckthorn berry syrup made cold.

Sea buckthorn jam or marmalade

Although the jam is thinner, it still has pieces of berries. Or would you rather have marmalade? Just mix and let it thicken a little more.


  • 1000 g sea buckthorn berries
  • 3-4 teaspoons of citrus pectin
  • 500 g of sugar
  • 75 ml of water


  • Wash the berries, put them in a pot with water and cook until soft (it takes about 5 minutes).
  • Then we mash them or mix them with a stick blender according to the desired structure.
  • Add pectin mixed with the same amount of sugar and cook for another 5 minutes.
  • Then add the rest of the sugar and cook until thickened.
  • Pour the jam into sterilized jars and stack them upside down (let it cool).
Sea buckthorn jam or marmalade.

You can also watch the video recipe here:

How to harvest Sea Buckthorn Berries and make Jam - Tutorial

Sea buckthorn tea

Also make sea buckthorn tea. It’s completely simple, and if you have the opportunity, take advantage of it.


  • 2 tablespoons dried sea buckthorn berries and leaves (or just the leaves)
  • 1 cup hot water


  • If we only use sea buckthorn leaves, one spoon is enough.
  • Put the required amount of the mixture in a mug or kettle and pour hot water over it.
  • Let it soak for 10 minutes.
Tea with sea buckthorn berries and leaves.

It is rich in antioxidants, minerals, amino acids, fatty acids and regulates the level of harmful LDL cholesterol.

Fresh sea buckthorn juice

Healthy and excellent refreshment. Try a simple sea buckthorn juice recipe.


  • 1 kg of sea buckthorn berries (quickly frozen)
  • 500 ml of water
  • 3 tablespoons of maple syrup


  • Wash the berries and put them in a blender with a little water.
  • We mix to a complete puree and gradually add water.
  • Finally, add the syrup and mix for a while.
  • Serve with ice.
Healthy refreshment in the form of fresh juice with sea buckthorn.

Homemade sea buckthorn oil

The recipe for sea buckthorn oil is absolutely simple. The whole process will take 4 weeks and dried berries are enough for it, which are easy to find in health food stores or pharmacies.


  • 200 g dried sea buckthorn berries (500 g fresh)
  • 1 liter of virgin olive oil


  • Crush the sea buckthorn berries (preferably in a mortar, but you can also blend them).
  • Add to the oil and divide into resealable bottles.
  • Let it sit for 1 month. (If we use fresh sea buckthorn, 5 days is enough).
  • During this time we shake daily.
  • Then strain through a fine sieve.
Beneficial cold-pressed sea buckthorn oil.

This home remedy works on painful joints and slows down the process of cell aging, i.e. it breaks down oxidative stress. We can use it internally and externally.

Internally, it is recommended to take 1 teaspoon 3 times a day. You can use it externally as a very effective lubrication for beautiful skin. It is suitable not only for dry skin, but also for problematic skin with a tendency to form acne.

Sea buckthorn liqueur

Here we have a healthy liquor to burn the bacillus.


  • 500 g of sea buckthorn berries
  • 500 ml of vodka
  • 500 g of sugar


  • Wash the berries, blend them and add them to the vodka.
  • Let it mature for 8 days in a closed bottle at room temperature.
  • Prepare sugar syrup by mixing sugar and a little water.
  • Boil to a syrupy consistency and let cool.
  • Strain the sea buckthorn through a plate and mix in the sugar syrup.
  • Pour the liqueur into clean glasses, cover and let it mature for 3 months in a dark place.
You can add healthy sea buckthorn liqueur and vodka to your favorite shakes.

If you are lucky enough to grow sea buckthorn at home, these recipes can certainly help you preserve this rare plant and its fruit. Otherwise, it can be obtained in frozen or dried form. Basically, it’s more than enough if you just take sea buckthorn.

It helps with the health of the cardiovascular system, against fatigue, tension, stress, but also with the health of the prostate. In addition to the already mentioned vitamins, it is rich in iron, phosphorus and potassium. You can incorporate it into various pastries, desserts, compotes, like other berries.

And how to further utilize this healthy miracle in the kitchen? Try different recipes for pancakes and decorate them with sea buckthorn jam. Basically, you can incorporate it into any dishes.

For Christmas, for example, try healthy carrot cookies and fill them with sea buckthorn marmalade.

In addition to carrots, it pairs wonderfully with blueberries, rose hips or apples. There would be no point in further experiments. Will you try them in rose hip sauce ?

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