Chaga Mushroom — A Natural Secret to Ageless Beauty
Mushrooms are a bounty of countless health benefits: from being a nutrient dense source of vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants to most recently being promoted as an anti-pollutant. But there is one mushroom that reigns in its ability to support the entire body—the chaga mushroom. It has been dubbed as the “King of Plants” by the Chinese, which is no mean feat as the Chinese are known for their extensive use of plants and herbs for medicine.
Chaga looks nothing like an ordinary mushroom. It has a hard and porous shell and it grows primarily on Birch trees in colder climates of the north, such as parts of Russia, Japan, Korea, and North America.
Chaga is dense with nutrients, which is thought to have evolved as a protection mechanism due to its harsh surroundings. Zinc, Calcium, Iron, Vitamin B2, D2, and alkaline minerals are just some of the nutrients found in chaga. It is particularly high in melanin, a dark-colored pigment found in the skin which protects from harmful UV rays. As an added bonus, melanin helps with tanning!
The most impressive substance found in chaga is the enzyme superoxide dismutase (SOD). As we age, free radicals damage the skin and cause fine lines, wrinkles and age spots. SOD is a powerful antioxidant which prevents and repairs free radical damage. Chaga is one of the highest sources of SOD!
Here at Essance Skincare, we have harnessed the essence of the chaga mushroom to provide a powerful aging remedy. Chaga mushroom is widely used in our skincare line. Our entire Revitalizing line boasts chaga as an active ingredient, promoting young, healthy skin. This line includes our Revitalizing Cleanser, Revitalizing Toner, Revitalizing Serum, and Revitalizing Moisturizer, along with our Antioxidant Eye Cream.
Our Revitalizing Moisturizer contains chaga working in harmony with hyaluronic acid and MSM to firm, tighten, and reduce the look of fine lines, wrinkles, and age spots! The light, creamy application along with chaga’s UV protection makes this the perfect product for the summertime! Pick up a jar today to turn back the hands of time!