Ginseng extract is extracted and refined from the roots, stems and leaves of Araliaceae ginseng.
Ginseng has a history of more than 4,000 years as a medicinal plant and has been regarded as a superior nutritional tonic since ancient times.
Ginsenosides are the main active components of ginseng, and most of the research on ginsenosides at home and abroad focuses on ginseng roots.
It is rich in 18 kinds of ginseng monomer saponins, soluble in water at 80°C, and easily soluble in ethanol.
Used in the beauty and cosmetic industry, it can be formulated into cosmetics that freckle, reduce wrinkles, activate skin cells, and enhance skin elasticity.
So, specifically, what are the skin care benefits and functions of ginseng extract?
Ginsenoside is the main active ingredient in ginseng, which has skin care and anti-ultraviolet effects.
Ginseng extract has strong antibacterial and anti-inflammatory effects, and is a natural additive for high-end cosmetics.
Because ginseng contains a variety of ginsenosides, amino acids, vitamins and minerals, when added to skin care products.
It can promote the blood circulation of subcutaneous capillaries, increase the nutritional supply of the skin, prevent arteriosclerosis, and regulate skin moisture balance.
Therefore, it can delay skin aging, prevent skin dryness and dehydration, and increase skin elasticity, thereby protecting the skin’s luster and tenderness, preventing and reducing skin wrinkles.
Studies have shown that most of ginsenosides have obvious antioxidant effects.
At this stage, ginsenosides have been used as an antioxidant active substance in the fields of food, medicine and cosmetics.
Whitening skin care effect of ginseng extract
Arbutin in ginseng is a tyrosinase inhibitor, low concentration can inhibit the activity of tyrosinase, block the synthesis of dopa and dopaquinone, thereby inhibiting the formation of black.
Its specific mechanism is to compete with L-tyrosine in the active site of tyrosinase, thereby inhibiting the activity of tyrosinase.
After experimental research, it was found that the effect of ginsenoside Rb1 on mushroom tyrosinase and B16 melanocyte proliferation in vitro.
Rb1 can promote the proliferation of B16 melanocytes at a small dose, and inhibit the proliferation of B16 melanocytes at a large dose;
It has no effect on the activity of tyrosinase in vitro, so the effect of whitening and lightening can be achieved by inhibiting melanin.
In addition, the skin care benefits of ginseng extract include:
Remove wrinkles, delay skin aging:
Ginseng has tonic and anti-aging effects, can increase the activity of superoxide dismutase in the body and skin epidermal cells,strengthen the elimination of active oxidative free radicals, prevent the production of harmful substances in the body.
1. Improve body metabolism.
2. Reduce or eliminate the accumulation of lipofuscin in the body.
3. It can directly and quickly act on dermal cells (germinal cells).
4. Effectively and quickly repair fibroblasts,
5. Promote the production of collagen elastin.
Keep cells young for a long time, relieve deep wrinkles or fine lines, Restore skin elasticity and delay skin aging
Moisturize and reduce pores:
It has the effect of hydrating and moisturizing.
The essence of ginseng extract can quickly penetrate into the inner layer of the skin to help the repair of the stratum corneum of the skin.
achieve moisturizing effect. At the same time, it improves the secretion of water and oil, which can gradually reduce pores and restore nature.