Siberian ginseng (Acanthopanax senticosus) is a species of small woody shrub in the family Araliaceae, native to Northeastern Asia. It has been used for centuries in China and Russia to treat a wide range of health problems. It is an adaptogen herb that strengthens the body and increases general resistance to daily stress. It is used also for kidney disease, chronic fatigue syndrome, diabetes, flu, colds, to improve athletic performance and boost immune system.

The main active compounds found in Siberian ginseng are eleutherosides, polysaccharides, phenylpropanoids, lignans, coumarins and saponins that provide its antiinflammatory, antioxidant, antiviral, anti-stress and antitumour properties. Siberian Ginseng is also a strong anti-aging herb and is used in different skincare products.

Its benefits for skin:

  • rejuvenates the skin, reduces the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, firms, tones and lifts the sagging skin.
  • brightens the skin tone, reduces age spots and evens the complexion, improves blood circulation, makes the skin fresh and healthy.
  • reduces puffiness of the eyes and lightens under eye dark circles.
  • balances skin’s natural oil production, treats acne and eczema.

Siberian Ginseng root powder is one of main ingredients in Atlantis Skincare Two Part Face Mask with Clay and Ginseng.