The eighth postage definitive issue “Flora of Ukraine"
replenished with the next face value - an ukrainian letter "Є". On November 5, 2013 the Ukrainian post
introduced into circulation a postage stamp with the image of a leaf and a
fruit of the sea-buckthorn The face
value of issue corresponds to $0.70 - a tariff for an airway letter abroad
weighing up to 20 gr. The information about the series beginning is published on website UkraFil in
the News of January 13, 2012.
Design: V. Taran. Multicolored; printing –
offset. Printed on SE “Integrated Printing Plant
“Ukraina” for production of
The sea-buckthorn is one of the most ancient known medical
plants. The mentions of this wonderful berry are stored in an ancient
manuscripts of Tibet, Mongolia and also in doctor books of the Chinese
medicine. All descriptions are consolidated to that a sea-buckthorn - an
universal herb. The ancient Greeks called this berry "shining horse"
as its fruits quickly restored strengths of patients and the exhausted horses.
Later berries of a sea-buckthorn began to treat soldiers.