Ginseng is a well-known medicinal herb native to China and Korea, used as a herbal remedy in Asia for thousands of years.
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginseng is a highly valued herb and has been applied to a variety of pathological conditions and illnesses such as hypodynamia, anorexia, shortness of breath.
In cosmetics, the ingredient is also a commonly used for its anti-oxidant, anti-inflammatory and anti-fatigue properties.
Red ginseng (steamed ginseng in a special way) originated from Korea, is considered to be the best in the world as it contains 3 times the potency of other ginsengs and 42 minerals. More and more Korean brands use it as a key skin care ingredient, such as Sulwhasoo, Missha and Donginbi.