Asia - Ginseng

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Flower of life.

NAME: Ginseng
LATIN NAME: Panax ginseng
LOCATION: China
TYPE: Root
PART(S) USED: Root

Legendary Chinese herb

Native to Northeast Asia, this large, twisted root is known for its stimulating properties. It has been given the most poetic names—root of heaven, root of immortality and flower of life—in tribute to its multiple therapeutic benefits.

Beauty Benefits

Ginseng is used in cosmetics for its ability to help firm, hydrate and maintain skin’s youthful beauty.

DID YOU KNOW?

Three thousand years ago in China, Emperor Shennong—agriculturist and specialist in medicinal plants—selected Ginseng from his pharmacopeia, designated it “divine” and created a rare elixir, reserved solely for the emperors.

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