ChineseHerbDisp.260130511_stdEvery herb, to be effective, has its own special climate, location and soil specialty, each herb contains different elements, so it is very important to know what is the exact environment for the herb, choose the right herb otherwise the effectiveness of the bioactive catalysts will not work.
Oriental herb extracts have naturally occurring proteins and peptides that assist key enzyme functions assisting to thicken of the dermal layers helping to reduce the signs of aging. Only oriental herbs are known to have such levels of naturally occurring proteins and peptides.

Learn about Aphelia’s Herbs :

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    Laminaria digitata

    Laminaria digitata is more commonly known as brown sea kelp; contains a complex of marine bionutrients including alginate, lamine, and laminarin. These substances can bind moisture and draw it closer to the skin with soothing, replumping and detoxification effects.

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    Paenonia (Peony Flower or Bai Shao)herbaceous peony root is an important Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM),rich in different bioactive components, such as monoterpenes , volatile oil, triterpene and paeoniflorin, a glycoside and antioxidants as well as complex polysaccharides. Peony is highly desireable; for its potent dermal antioxidant prowess.

  • Gan Cao


    Glycyrrhizae (an extract of the dried roots and rhizome of licorice), the major phyto-constituents are triterpene saponins and Glycyrrhizin (glycyrrhizic acid, glycyrrhizinic acid); Licorice extract is prized for its skin re-lightening properties; included to here specifically to reduce redness and the visible effects of dermal irritation.

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    Schizandra Sphenanthera Fruit Extract

    Schizandra Sphenanthera Fruit Extract richly replenishing, this red, springtime berry, also known as ‘Bei Wu Wei’ is treasured for its energising prowess. The extracts are skin stimulating, ideal for regaining lost stamina and resisting stress; this potent extract can help diminish the visible signs of ageing.

  • Koren Ginseng

    Panax Ginseng

    Panax Ginseng was traditionally used to slow the aging process, by improving the ability to with stand stress and as a general tonic for wellbeing. In this embodiment, it is has a stimulating antioxidant effect, potentiates a role in the protection of delicate membranes.

  • Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower

    Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower

    Chrysanthemum Indicum Flower  contains the essential oil bornol and several glycosides. It also contains adenine, choline, B vitamins, and substances similar to vitamin A. Evidence suggests that chrysanthemum has a fresh, floral invigorating action. In modern oriental skincare the extracts that are known to benifit regulating sebum secretion and reducing the pore size and number […]

  • Goji Berry

    Lycium barbarum (Goji or Wolfberry)

    Known as Goji or Wolfberry Wolfberry is a wild bush found in the north west of China. Wolfberry has been used in China for thousand of years. During the Tang Dynasty (1000-1400 A. D) wolfberry was considered as Yin and used its health benefits. Wolfberry fruits contain phytochemicals with antioxidant activity and could slow the […]