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Panax ginseng

Ginseng is often referred to as the ‘king of herbs’, thanks to its reputation as a cure for all manner of ailments. Its peculiar looking fork-shaped roots have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years and are reputed to be stimulating for body and mind. Today, ginseng continues to be one of the world’s most widely used herbal remedies, often enjoyed as a tea or supplement. In cosmetics, ginseng is known to boost collagen, re-energising skin to make it look more toned and radiant.

Key Benefits

  • Helps to condition and replenish skin, thanks to a high content in sugars, vitamins and minerals.

  • Antioxidant properties help to re-energise skin and make it appear toned and radiant.

  • Can promote hair growth in hair care products.

Ginseng’s main active components are its so-called ‘ginsenosides’ – these are unique to ginseng and have strong antioxidant capacities.