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Table 2 Composition of fatty acids in sea-buckthorn oil [3, 12, 14, 15, 61, 63]

From: Abundance of active ingredients in sea-buckthorn oil

Common name Systematic name Content in wt.% General formula Numerical symbol Omega family
Saturated fatty acids
 Palmitic acid Hexadecanoic acid 30–33 CH3(CH2)14COOH C16:0 -
 Stearic acid Octadecanoic acid <1 CH3(CH2)16COOH C18:0 -
Unsaturated fatty acids
 Palmitoleic acid (Z)-9-hexadecenoic acid 30–35 C16H30O2 16:1 7
 Oleic acid (Z)-9-octadecenoic acid 14–18 C18H34O2 18:1 9
 Linoleic acid (LA) (Z,Z)-9,12-octadecadienoic acid 5–7 C18H32O2 18:2 6
 α-Linolenic acid (ALA) (Z,Z,Z)-9,12,15- octadecatrienoic acid 30 C18H30O2 18:3 3
 γ-linolenic acid (GLA) (Z,Z,Z)-6,9,12- octadecatrienoic acid 35 C18H30O2 18:3 6
 Gondoic acid (Z)-11-eicosenoic acid 2 C20H38O2 20:1 9