Asian elegance: Secrets for health and beauty from the heart of the Orient



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In Asian culture one of the most important ingredients of health and beauty is the ginseng root. It is also called the fountain of youth and in China it is considered to be a universal cure. Being rich in antioxidants, ginseng tones and nourishes. It is good for the heart, lungs, kidneys, and liver and also improves metabolism, slowing the aging process and reducing wrinkle formation.
Another Chinese beauty trick is the use of pearl dust, also known as Zhen Zhu Mo, or by its pharmaceutical name – margarita. If you blend a small amount of the dust with one egg white and 2 tablespoons of honey, you can make yourself a great facial mask. Mix well and apply to face for 30 minutes. The regular application of this mask refreshes the skin and slows the formation of wrinkles.
Rejuvenating diet
Dates, honey, Chinese mushrooms, cherries, green tea – all of them are thought to improve skin elasticity. They also have a great effect on the body. Add to this a little action, no matter if it’s gymnastics, walking or fitness and you can have yourself a healthy, youthful body.




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