5 TCM Herbs To Protect Your Skin & Spirits

5 TCM Herbs To
Protect Your Skin & Relieve Anxiety
 
1. GINSENG

A powerful adaptogen that energizes, boosts radiance and brightens the complexion.  Ginsenosides are proven to prevent TEWL (water loss from the skin), decrease allergic reactions, and promotes collagen production.  It also helps protect the nervous system.

2. RHODIOLA

This high-altitude succulent is packed with antioxidants to enhance energy, stimulate elastin production, and strengthen the skin barrier.  Also known as Hong Jing Tian, this TCM herb been used historically for anxiety, fatigue, impotence, infections, headache, and stress.  In recent times rhodiola is used to improve physical + mental performance, and recover from high-altitude sickness.



3.  DOUGLAS FIR

The distillate from this ancient tree helps balance pH and mildly cleanse the skin.  Gently grounds energy for a meditative state.


4.  HE SHOU WU

A time-honored TCM adaptogen that helps strengthen and nourish the skin barrier. Protects against free radical damage induced by UVB irradiation of the skin.  Helps calm spirits (nervous system) and promotes sleep.

 


5.     TEA

Extracts from tea provide anti-inflammatory benefits to reduce skin inflammations and promote collagen.  Catechins in green tea are found to contain antiviral components as well - something we all need right now.

 

 

CALM. NOURISH. PROTECT.

The QUIESCENT hydrolat is infused with the 5 herbs above and antimicrobial silver to protect your skin barrier.  It's also incredibly soothing and grounding.

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