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Do you recognize this fan-shaped leaf in the image? This series of Beyond Labels will introduce you to Gingko.
The leaf shown belongs to the Gingko Biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree. Its name derives from the Japanese word “gin kyo”, meaning silver apricot. It is one of the oldest species in the world, it can grow more than 50m high and can live over 1,000 years! Amazing right? Some trees in China are said to be over 2,500 years old. Gingko truly holds wise secrets and has been used for centuries for a large variety of medical conditions.
But what makes this tree so special when it comes to Skincare?
✔️It has Anti-Aging and Antioxidant Properties
✔️It works as a Natural Sunscreen
✔️It reduces Skin Inflammation caused by allergies and infections
✔️It works as a Natural Cleanser due to anti-bacterial properties and its ability to remove excessive oil and impurities
✔️Being a rich source of Vitamin E, it prevents Skin Problems like scars, stretch marks, acne, patchiness, and pimples.
One of the active ingredients of our Bloom Essence Ritual is Gingko, and for obvious reasons.
Try a wellness ritual that is worth the talk! More ingredients to follow in our next series.