What is Omegia®?
Comprising of both the sea buckthorn fruit and seed oil, Omeiga® is a unique standardized formula containing a balanced ratio of all the unsaturated fatty acids: Omega-3-6-7-9. Moreover, it also consists of many antioxidants, such as beta-carotene and vitamin E, and plant sterols, which are essential for human health.
Mechanism of Action
Omegia® supports healthy skin hydration/elasticity and helps to reduces the appearance of wrinkles
Design: Randomized trial was conducted in 60 women of 50 - 70 years old
Dosage: Oral intake of 4 x 500mg sea buckthorn oil and topical application of sea buckthorn cream per day for 3 months
Result: Significant improvement in skin parameters:
Skin hydration was increased by 49%
Skin elasticity was increased by 26%
Skin mean roughness was reduced by 18%
(Yang et al., 2008)
Omegia® supports healthy vaginal tissue/moisture
Design: Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled trial was conducted in 116 women of 55 - 75 years old
Dosage: Oral intake of 6 x 500mg sea buckthorn oil or placebo (fractionated palm and coconut oil) per day for 3 months
Result: Significant improvement in vaginal hydration and health:
11% more subjects felt improvement in vaginal hydration than the placebo group
Vaginal health index was increased by 8% when compared with the placebo group
Another study also shows that sea buckthorn oil has positive effects on vaginal conditions. The details of this study are outlined in “Omegia® alleviates dry mouth” section below.
(Larmo et al., 2014)(Yang and Erkkola, 2006)
Omegia® helps alleviates dry eyes
Design: Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial was conducted in 100 women of 20 - 75 years old
Dosage: Oral intake of 4 x 500mg sea buckthorn oil or placebo (Fractionated coconut and palm oil) per day for 3 months
Result: Significant improvement for eye health:
18% less subjects felt dryness in eyes compared with the placebo group
17% less subjects felt burning in eyes compared with the placebo group
(Larmo et al., 2010)
Omegia® helps alleviates dry mouth
Design: Randomized, double-blinded, placebo-controlled, cross-over trial was conducted in 24 women of 37 - 66 years old
Dosage: Oral intake of 6 x 500mg sea buckthorn oil or placebo (Fractionated coconut oil) per day for 3 months
Result: 17% more subjects felt improvement in dry mouth compared to the placebo group
(Yang and Erkkola, 2006)
Omega 3 ≥ 13%
Omega 6 ≥ 10%
Omega 7 ≥ 30%
Omega 9 ≥ 18%
Beta-carotene ≥ 100mg/100g
Vitamin E ≥ 450mg/100g
Extracted with Supercritical CO₂ Extraction
Certified with the followings:
Recommended Daily Intake: 1-2g per day
Shelf-Life: 3 years
Recommended Daily Intake: 2-4g per day
Shelf-Life: 3 years
Finished product is also available.
Specification - Omegia
Specification - OP2.0
Regulatory Info. - Omegia
Regulatory Info. - OP2.0
Yang, B., Bonfigli, A., Pagani, V., Isohanni, T., von-Knorring, Å., Jutila, A. and Judin, V. (2008). Effects of oral supplementation and topical application of supercritical CO2 extracted sea buckthorn oil on skin ageing of female subjects. Journal of Applied Cosmetology, [online] 27(1), pp.13-25. Available at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/287943011_Effects_of_oral_supplementation_and_topical_application_of_supercritical_CO2_extracted_sea_buckthorn_oil_on_skin_ageing_of_female_subjects.
Larmo, P., Yang, B., Hyssälä, J., Kallio, H. and Erkkola, R. (2014). Effects of sea buckthorn oil intake on vaginal atrophy in postmenopausal women: A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study. Maturitas, [online] 79(3), pp.316-321. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25104582.
Larmo, P., Järvinen, R., Setälä, N., Yang, B., Viitanen, M., Engblom, J., Tahvonen, R. and Kallio, H. (2010). Oral Sea Buckthorn Oil Attenuates Tear Film Osmolarity and Symptoms in Individuals with Dry Eye. The Journal of Nutrition, [online] 140(8), pp.1462-1468. Available at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/20554904.
Yang, B. and Erkkola, R. (2006). Effects of sea buckthorn oil on mucous membranes of patients of Sjögren’s syndrome. In: The 97th Annual Meeting & Expo of American Oil Chemists’ Society. [online] Available at: https://www.scribd.com/document/167333744/Effects-of-sea-buckthorn-oil-on-mucous-membranes-of-patients-of-Sjogren-s-syndrome#download.