The people of Japan have one of the longest life expectancy in the world. Japanese women have radiant and firm skin past their 50s. The secret ingredient is seaweed hailed as the superfood of Japanese cuisine, seaweeds have been an indispensable part of Japanese diet and other Asian cultures. Japanese consume seaweeds for both its nutritional properties and culinary values.
Seaweed is a marine plant (algae) that grow in the ocean, rivers, lakes and other water bodies. The edible seaweeds are among the richest sources of iodine, magnesium, calcium, iron, zinc, potassium, manganese, and minerals essential to the human body. This delicious sea vegetable is mostly available in Japanese restaurants and limited availability in the western supermarket isles.
Other ways to reaps the benefits of Seaweed is as a cosmetic ingredient is beneficial for your skin. It has hydrating qualities, anti-aging and anti-inflammatory benefits.
Hydration – Seaweed contains proteins, lipids, vitamins and minerals that the skin can easily absorb. This makes seaweed extract an excellent ingredient for serums to hydrate your skin.
Anti-Aging – It contains many enzymes and amino acids that are strong antioxidants. These antioxidants properties promote tissue regeneration and healing properties.
Clear Acne – seaweed also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties to fight acne. Seaweed extracts clear impurities or toxins in your skin and help control the oil levels of your face.
The thought of looking younger is always in the minds of almost every person today. Many researchers are always in the search of new, safe and effective formulas for anti-aging. After continued researches, plant placenta has proven to work best for anti-aging. Plant placenta, also known as vegetal placenta, is found at the very heart of young plants under the pistil which nourishes and feeds the fruit during its growth. It has extraordinary regenerating power and has many amino acids, protein, mineral salts, sugars, and antioxidants. Because it is so rich in these natural components, many skin care products companies as well as nutritional supplements manufacturers are using plant placenta as one of their main ingredients for making anti-aging products.
How does plant placenta helps in anti-aging treatments? This has something to do with the bio-analogous composition among the plant placenta and the human placenta. They are similar in terms of their amino acid content and distribution, meaning when plant placenta is used the amino acid and peptides act as a veritable bio-stimulator and therefore the skin cells are stimulated naturally. Because plant placenta is high in amino acids, as a result it provides cell regeneration better than those of human placenta. The use of cell placenta in beauty products would increase the oxygen consumption level in cells by 70%! This means that cells are synthesizing more protein which is indispensable to many functions and structures of the skin.
Plant placenta not only helps regenerate cells faster, it also helps whiten the skin. Glutathione, one of the body’s most powerful antioxidant, plays an important role in whitening the skin pigmentation. It helps fight off free radicals in the body and prevent the production of melanin, which is the pigment that gives our skin its color. The abundance of glutathione in plant placenta would protect your skin from free radicals while whitening your skin at the same time. It also improves the skin complexion and the overall health of your skin as well by detoxifying the cells, removing heavy metals and toxins.
Here is a list of beauty benefits of plant placenta:
Reduction of wrinkles, scars, and stretch marks
Prevention of blemishes and scars
Lightening of facial pigmentation
Finer skin texture and toned skin
Long-lasting moisturization of skin
Here is a new beauty product that you might be interested in with high quality plant placentas as main ingredient.