Seaberry / Sea Buckthorn (Hippophae rhamnoides): One of the most interesting is the Ellagic Acid. There is some evidence this powerful antioxidant may prevent carcinogens from binding to your DNA. You body's cells are pre-programmed to die and be replaced with new healthy cells. Carcinogens can interrupt this process and uncontrolled growth is the result. Ellagic Acid promotes the normal maturation of cells and their healthy replacement.