Panax ginseng root extract
INCI: Panax ginseng root extract
What is Panax ginseng root extract?
Ginseng is also known by its biological name Panax ginseng. There are various varieties of ginseng- Korean ginseng, Chinese ginseng, and American ginseng. However, depending upon root’s freshness there are again three varieties; fresh ginseng, white ginseng (Peeled & dried) and red ginseng (steamed and dried). It contains saponins like ginsenosides or panaxosides, terpenoids, carbohydrates, sugars, vitamins, minerals, and ginseng oil. The ginseng root varieties include P, Ginseng root powder, extract and root water. The extract is light to medium amber in color.
Use & Benefits:
The ginsenosides are considered very much beneficial for skin cells, as they are claimed to improve oxygen uptake within the cell. It helps increase protein production on the skin, enhancing the appearance of the skin by improving the elasticity of the skin. It also tightens the skin by the tonic effect which diminishes pores leaving smoother appearance. Thus, look and feel of the skin is improved dramatically. It is used in skincare products, hand and body lotions, bath products and eye makeup.