What is it?
From traditional Chinese medicine to modern herbal medicine, Ginkgo has been widely used for a range of ailments for over 5,000 years. Ginkgo is a tall and slender tree, native to China, with fan-shaped leaves that are the source of the extract ginkgo biloba.
How does it help skin?
Ginkgo has antioxidant and free radical scavenging properties, which are known to help with premature signs of aging caused by external environmental stressors. Free radicals are neutralized in the skin, preventing them from causing additional damage, which lead to visible signs of aging. Ginkgo has also been shown to stimulate skin renewal.
Did you know?
The nickname “fingernail of Buddha” was derived from ginkgo’s fan-shaped leaves and also the Buddhist monks’ devotion to caring for the trees.
Why did we choose it?
Some of the most ancient and efficacious skin care wisdom comes from China, where ginkgo has been used in traditional medicine and modern herbal remedies to help with a lot of health concerns. On skin, this powerful natural ingredient has similar wide-ranging benefits – a natural cleanser, it helps lift away impurities, remove dead skin cells, and provides a renewed look!
Where is it used?
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