For those of you who are not aware, ginseng has actually been a skin care essential dated thousands of years ago. Ginseng is much known in Asian countries like Korea, Japan, and China as a great ingredient for herbal medicine which we are all might be aware.
Ginseng has been proven to have properties to not only heal but also nourish our skin; not only with the roots but with all parts! Yes, you read it right; every part of ginseng is an answer to a skin problem.
The leaves and stems
Ginsenoside Rd and Ginsenoside F2 are the two essences that are extracted from ginseng’s leaves and stems. These essences are known to have a high concentration of anti-inflammatory agents and antioxidants. They can also fight dark spots as they stimulate proper recirculation of fluids, especially under the eye.
In the roots of ginseng lies Polysaccharides which can strengthen the skin’s defense from outside harmful elements. While protecting the skin from harm, the roots of ginseng can also improve the elasticity of the skin which helps reduce signs of aging like wrinkles.
Just like its leaves and stems, the sprouts also have anti-inflammatory benefits. It also promotes skin protection and makes the skin smooth and younger looking.
Ginseng seed produces an essential oil that is good for skin renewing and keeps the skin hydrated and moisturized. As our skin ages, it needs, even more, hydration to keep them soft and supple and that’s what ginseng essential oil does.