Herbs That Heal
Healing Properties of Chinese Herbs
Gromwell root skin benefits are extensive, and have been historically applied in various countries and cultures, such as Korea, in their traditional herbal prescriptions to treat various skin conditions. The root of this plant also restores skin balance with its antioxidant and skin-soothing properties.
Mugwort is gentle and hydrating, making it great for sensitive and/or dry skin. Mugwort has been used in Chinese medicine as a treatment for eczema and psoriasis for many years. The mugwort's anti-inflammatory properties effectively target irritated, dry skin. While mugworts' Vitamin E relieves redness on the skin.
Calendula is primarily known as a healing plant because of its soothing abilities. Although a gentle herb, the healing effects derived from Calendula petals are very powerful, making it a must-have in the medicine cabinet. It is beneficial for accelerate recovery from insect bites, bruises, blisters, cuts, and cold sores. Topical application of Calendula is used to keep wounds clean and help new tissue to grow. It is often used to help poorly healing wounds, those that are exhibiting signs of tenderness, redness, or inflammation, to correct course.
Dioscorea Opposita (Huai Shan) also known as Chinese Yam has been used for many years in Chinese medicine. It contains antioxidant and anti-flammatory properties that promote skin health.
Goji Berry is the super fruit for super skin. Goji berry help nourish, protect the skin barrier and promotes collagen production for youthful, elastic skin. Reduces hyperpigmentation and oxidative stress. Goji berries protect the skin against ultraviolet-induced damage and have also been shown to block melanin production.