Astralagus

Astralagus energizes and revive tired skin


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Scientific Name {Astralagus hoantchy}

Chinese Name {Huang-chi}

Part of herb used: root

Astralagus is a herb that promotes energy and is often taken as a tonic. Grown in China, this yellow root with pinkish purple flowers is now used widely in the world of alternative medicine and cosmetics for its healing and anti-inflammatory properties. Its Chinese name, Huang Chi, literally translates to the yellow leader. Along with ginseng, it is one of the most widely used and highly regarded herbs. It has been used in China for thousands of years, as both skin care treatment and a health supplement. Sometimes it will be called milkvetch. In alternative medicine, it is used to relieve a variety of ailments, including internal issues, exhaustion, and a compromised immune system. Many alternative medicine practitioners believe that this herb to can prevent the common cold and boost the immune system through an increased manufacture of white blood cells.

The same properties that make it an excellent health supplement make it great for topical applications. It nourishes the skin, providing overall better health benefits, energizing the cells to improve cell turnover and energy production, which improves the look, feel, and moisture-retaining properties of the skin. As it nourishes and stimulates, it allows the skin’s natural processes to be more efficient.

As for the appearance of skin, it brightens it significantly. Underneath the dermis, it is working to help prolong the life of skin cells. Astralagus plumps dilapidated cells to make the surface look less wrinkled. At the same time, it is wiping out the look of discoloration, either from sun damage or age spots. Astralagus herb root

It also moisturizes the skin, absorbing into the lower layers within leaving a greasy residue behind. This adds pliability to the rigid support structures for our cells, which allows them to be filled and plumped with moisture, as well as keeping the support system from becoming rigid and breaking under the strain of environmental pollutants and attackers.

As for the appearance of skin, it brightens it significantly. Underneath the dermis, it is working to help prolong the life of skin cells. Astralagus plumps dilapidated cells to make the surface look less wrinkled. At the same time, it is wiping out the look of discoloration, either from sun damage or age spots.

It also improves circulation of blood to the tissues of the skin, allowing for a better delivery of nutrients from blood which the skin desperately needs to continue looking young and supple. As it fights inflammation in the skin, it decreases the look of swelling and puffiness, especially around the eyes, which can make a face look tired and aged. Astralagus can help to revive your complexion.