Heart tonic from buckthorn berry

heart tonicIndian scientists have managed to extract juice from the buckthorn berry. The juice is believed to be good for the heart, the BBC reported.

Sea buckthorn is a known source of cholesterol-lowering compounds, but extracting its juices was difficult. Juice was extracted by using high speed centrifugation. The researchers then separated the juice from the solid sludge, leading to potential treatments to prevent clogging of the arteries.