Ginseng Extract WS
Botanical Name: Panax Ginseng
Ginseng Extract ws is used in cosmetics for its rejuvenating properties. There are a very large number of studies which show the action of Ginseng on specific body functions; its stimulating effect on the immune system has been described and also the way it stimulates protein synthesis and inhibits proteic enzymatic degradation in the fibroblasts.
The plant is responsible for increasing phospholipid synthesis in the blood, inhibiting ATPase in the brain and many other effects.
It has also been shown that Ginseng has a strong anti-radical effect, which is more considerable in derivatives of protapanaxatriol than in other fractions of the plant. It contains at least 18 tri-terpenoid saponins, called ginsenosides or panaxosides and they are glycosides of oleanolic acid, 20-S-protopanaxdiol, ginseng polysaccharides (panaxans), pectin, free sugar, vitamins B1, B2, B12, nicotinic acid, pantothenic acid, biotin, choline, fats, minerals and polyacetylenes.
Colour : Brown yellow
Solubility water soluble
shelf life : 2 years when stored properly in tightly closed containers