With its exclusive Swiss Glacier Complex®, the core engine and soul of all Niance skin care products, Niance has developed a range of innovative and powerful products that embody Switzerland’s purest, natural resources. The Swiss Glacier Complex® is made up of 4 powerful fundamental elements – glacier water, vitamin cocktail, complex of minerals and active substances from high alpine plants.
NIANCE is committed to developing the highest quality of Swiss skin care products. Made up of over 50 active ingredients, the entire range of NIANCE products are specifically designed to enhance the skin’s natural ability to rejuvenate and flourish. Our products are free from paraffins, sensitizers, parabens, hormones and genetically modified ingredients.
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NIANCE – The Pinnacle of Skin Rejuvenation
Sourced from the famous Matterhorn glaciers in the Zermatt area of Switzerland, this highly pure water is further enriched with minerals and elements that provide ample benefits for use on the skin. It provides the most direct nutritional supplements to the cells to give a radical improvement in skin texture for tender and beautiful looking skin.
Swiss Glacier water is not only pure but also refreshing with an excellent taste.” Zermatt water is also very soft because it primarily flows through crystalline rock such as gneiss and granite and thus does not pick up minerals, however contains calcium and sulphate because of the rock. Containing virtually no nitrate as the mountain slopes are little used for agriculture the microbe values lie far below the Swiss average and also far below the legal tolerance value.
Hidden in a deep valley in between the most impressive mountains Zermatt is dominated by a huge pyramidal rock, the world famous Matterhorn. Crystal clear, pure air and a heavenly quietness are found in this scenic place. From the famous mountain region comes the purest Zermatt Glacier Water preserved untouched for centuries and now one of the core elements in all Niance products.
A shrub in the mint family native to Southern Europe, the Middle East, and the region surrounding the Caspian Sea. It has a high vitamin C content and a strong antibacterial and anti-fungal effect that cleanse, smooth and protect the skin.
Jojoba oil is the liquid produced in the seed of the Simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) plant. Its anti-inflammatory properties help to tame chaffing and chapping, reduce redness caused by drying, ease the effects of eczema and rosacea. The Vitamin E and B-complex vitamins in the Jojoba oil help in skin repair and damage.
An Alpine “survival star” that grows at altitudes of up to 3,000 m, where it has to contend with extremes of temperature, making Edelweiss an expert in self-protection.Helps the skin to stay wrinkle-free, subtle and firm.
This herbaceous perennial plant, grows in grassy alpine and sub-alpine pastures, usually on calcareous soils. The plant extract has skin-soothing and antioxidant benefits that purifies and regenerates the skin.
Known as the ‘queen of plants’ this Swiss Valais florae has the ability to heal small scratches and inhibits inflammation. Rich in flavonoids, phenolic acids, tannins and sugars.
Called Summer lilac, Butterfly-bush, or Orange eye, is a species of flowering plant, native to Sichuan and Hubei provinces in central China, and also Japan. The extract has potent antioxidant properties and helps protect the skin against UVA damage and encourages skin repair
A renowned strong anti-oxidant, caffeine stimulates cell circulation and controls swelling. It also helps with reducing the appearance of puffy eyes and dark circles/puffiness, soothes inflammations, tightens skin, repairs UV damage etc.
A traditional medicinal plant has been reported to exert antimicrobial, antioxidant, and anti-inflammatory effects, smoothes and protects the skin.
Also known as a starflower, is an annual herb in the flowering plant family Boraginaceae. Borage seed oil offers a calming effect and works like a saviour at soothing dry skin and boosting the skin’s natural moisture barrier leaving it more smooth, plump, supple and radiant.
Promotes circulation and develops its action in and between the cells.
Has a cell regenerating action and stimulates the body’s own collagen production.
Counteracts cell-damaging free radicals in the skin.
Serves as the natural cell defence mechanism and contributes to renewal of the skin cells
Assists in the production of elastin in the cells and helps to develop the hormone melanin, which counteracts oxidative stress.
Provides a healthy skin colour and is necessary for the supply of oxygen to the cells
Serves to maintain the tissue structure.
A highly effective active substance, based on the synthetically simulated toxin from the temple viper, acts against mimic wrinkles with its botox-like effect.
This complex corresponds to the stratum corneum. It regulates and stores moisture in the skin, even under very dry conditions, where normal moisturisers lose their efficiency.
A peptide patented by Niance, it simulates the body’s own collagen production and stimulates the collagen synthesis of the skin cells: effective collagen booster against wrinkles.
Improves nutrition to cells this special milk serum provides the skin with essential nutrient elements such as vitamin B complexes, minerals, amino acids and polypeptides. With its anti-oxidative, it stimulates cell growth and increases cell development and renewal. Promotes the development of collagen and therefore builds up the skin from the deeper layers for more elasticity and structure.
A cell plasma obtained by the fermentation of yeast cells (yeast cell derivative) improves oxygen supply to the skin cells. Significantly increases hyaluronic acid synthesis in the skin cells and boosts cell activity, reducing fine wrinkles and lines.
Extracted from bristle oat (Avena Strigosa), this active substance prevents dry skin with deep action in all layers of the skin for intensive moisturising supply.
Extract from a micro alga whose efficiency is increased by a special fermenting technology, combined with a specially balanced composition of polysaccharides. It immediately smooths and firms the skin for wrinkle reduction and increases collagen production.
High quality substances from soya, rice and yeast. Improves microcirculation, increases oxygen supply to the tissue reducing dark rings and swelling around the eyes.
Provides a gentle, biomimetic peeling effect. Skin texture becomes smoother, fresher and more radiant, binds more moisture and wrinkle depth is reduced for a smoother skin surface.
Specially prepared water melon extract from the Kalahari Desert, contains natural vitamins, carbohydrates and amino acids. Under the extreme conditions of the desert the water melons develop their own defence system by developing substances against dryness, heat and UV load. It effectively strengthens the skins own protective system.
Extract of a resilient micro alga that acts as an efficient energy supplier for the skin and stimulates the energy centres of skin cells. Replenishes the energy store of stressed skin.
Extract derived from a type of red algae, which contains the omega-3 fatty acid eicosapentaenoic acid, the omega-6 fatty acid arachidonic acid, and other skin-friendly ingredients such as polysaccharides. Algae offers a number of skin benefits including anti-inflammatory activity, moisture, UV protection, and skin brightening. Provides tightening and lifting effect.
A small to medium-sized deciduous tree native to tropical southeastern Asia. Emblica exhibits strong antioxidant activity. It is one of the most important plants in the traditional. The fruits contain very high amounts of Vitamin C, or Ascorbic Acid, a powerful antioxidant known to reduce wrinkles, suppress pigmentation, and help skin retain its natural moisture.
Tephrosia purpurea is a species of flowering plant, found throughout India and Sri Lanka in poor soils, used in the Ayurvedic tradition for its benefits on skin. The extract promotes the release of relaxing neuropeptides (endorphins) in skin, which breaks down the vicious biochemical circle of stress. This extract is water soluble and preservative-free and can be used to fight signs of stress, pollution, fatigue and tiredness. Releases natural calming neuropeptide.
Garden cress (Lepidium sativum) is an aromatic and slightly pungent, edible herb. Cultivation of this species, which is native to Persia and spread many centuries ago to Western Europe. The extract complex effectively inhibits pigmentation by targeting the two key reaction steps in the melanin cascade. The complex reduces the effects of daytime stressors and helps to prevent the formation of melanin for a brighter, more luminous skin complexion.
Provides reliable protection against ageing effects, wrinkles and skin cancer over a longer period. It also reliably filters the sun’s dangerous UVA rays, with outstanding protection from free radicals and skin damage.
This organic compound has an excellent safety profile including extremely low skin penetration. It is a highly effective UVA II absorber with a UV absorbance
Ethylhexyl triazone is an organic compound used in sunscreens to absorb UVB radiation.
Has high SPF sun care with good UVA protection. It is highly efficient at low concentration and free of preservatives.
Concentrated oil from pink berries it inhibits the formation of large lipid cells. Stops the formation of large fat cells and activates the release of glycerol and fatty acids.
Combination of glaucium flavum(yellow horn poppy) and herbal caffeine. Helps to reduce the thickness of fat tissue and restructures skin.
Genistein (the biologically active form of most abundant soy isoflavone) combined with carnitin, caffeine. It activates collagen production, fat breakdown and metabolism. Spirulina is rich in proteins, minerals and vitamins, ideal for firming and restructuring skin.
Guarana is gained from the seeds of guaraná (Paullinia cupana), in the Amazon basin. The name comes from the Guarana, the south American indigo nation „Guarani“. It activates fat metabolism and reduces the thickness of adipose tissue and firms.
Inhibits the peripilin a synthesis. Peripilin A is the protein, that surroundes the surface of large lipid droplets and protects against the fat-burning enzyme HSL. Reduces fat cells on the belly inhibits formation of mature adipocytes and fat storage.
Grows at the north Atlantic coast, known as „several years“ algae, stored in the middle bank coast. Refines and firms the body contour. Releases fat cells and activates the microcirculation.
Pea Lotus from the western European sea border, in damp regions. Promotes the slimming effect of caffeine. Stimulates the lipolysis and reduces volume and cellulite.
The Yellow Horn Poppy (Glaucium Flavum) is a plant species from the poppy plant family (Papaveraceae). Found in the mediterranean sea region, it supports the release of excess water and the circulation in the tissue. Increases collagen production and activates fat metabolism.
Gained from the Five flavour berries, which grow on the lianes on wild trees in northeast China and Mongolia. Stimulates the collagen synthesis, strengthens the connection of dermis and epidermis! Increasing firming and tightening of the skin.
From Salicornia – coast herb from the mediterranean see/ Atlantic coast. Re-structures the hydration balance, increases the urea production and firms the skin layers.
This berry grows on the northern hemisphere in north America and Eurasia, and is also used as a healing plant. Vitamin C palmitate is a natural anti-oxidant, has whitening and anti-aging properties, it brightens up existing, dark pigmentation.
Gained by the gentle pressing of the seeds; the yellow oil from the fruit pulp, the flesh, different from the composition of the seed oil. Re-structures the skin and improves hydration. Innovative body oil with highest anti-aging power
Cold presses from the seeds of the growing lemon. Firms, strengthens the connective tissue, preserves age spots.
Gained from castor seeds, also known as „wonder tree“ and ricinus communis; clear to yellow colouration. Increases collagen production and prevents wrinkles. Firms the skin, reduces depth of wrinkles.
Reduces stress, cooling, cleaning, decongestant. Unique fat-dissolving effect, perfect anti-cellulite product. Increases metabolism of fat tissue, releases fat cells
Gained and pressed of the safflower seeds. This high proportion of double saturated fatty acids, light texture, no overlay. Antioxidants activate cell regeneration(vitamin A), strengthens the capillaries(Vitamin K). Intense skin moisturiser with soothing effect.
Is a species of rockrose known by the common name Montpellier cistus. It is native to southern Europe and northern Africa, in the Mediterranean forests, woodlands, and scrub ecosystems of matorral. The extract protects the DNA of skin cells from the effects of UVB exposure and prevents the detrimental effects of blue light.
Commonly used in yogurt and dairy products such as fermented and unpasteurised milk and semi-hard cheese. Also used as probiotics, and are particularly useful in treating female-related infections.
Found in many fermented food products as well as anaerobic plant matter. Identified as a probiotic, it has significant antioxidant activities and also helps to maintain intestinal permeability. It helps to create microbe balance and stabilize digestive enzyme patterns and may have a beneficial role in the treatment of depression. It survives in the human gastro-intestinal tract makes it a possible in vivo delivery vehicle for therapeutic compounds or proteins.
Is one of the most intensively studied eukaryotic model organisms in molecular and cell biology. Several clinical and experimental studies have shown that it it useful for prevention or treatment of several gastrointestinal diseases.
Ancient Egyptians used stinging nettle to reduce Inflammation, treat arthritis and lower back pain etc. It provides a wide variety of nutrients, including Vitamins A, C and K, as well as several B vitamin.
Ginger is a flowering plant that originated from China and is among the healthiest (and most delicious) spices on the planet. Loaded with nutrients and bioactive compounds that have powerful benefits for your body and brain and has powerful Medicinal Properties.
Tarragon, or Artemisia is a perennial herb that comes from the sunflower family. It’s widely used for flavouring, fragrance and medicinal purposes. It contains beneficial nutrients but few calories. Decreases blood sugar by improving Insulin sensitivity and offers a wealth of key health benefits.
Hibiscus has been known to prevent hypertension, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar levels, keep your liver healthy, help with menstrual cramps, help with depression, aid digestion and help with weight management. It is rich in Vitamin C, contains minerals such as flavonoids, has laxative properties and is packed with antioxidants.
Quince (Cydonia oblonga) is an ancient fruit native to various parts of Asia and the Mediterranean.
The fruit contains has a very high concentration of vitamin C. It is a good source of calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium and copper. With a very low calorie density, quince can be enjoyed as part of a healthy eating plan.
Lotus tea, in many cultures, is very sacred. For Hindus and Buddhists for example, it symbolises beauty, serenity, peacefulness, spirituality, wealth, and knowledge. Lotus leaves have long been characterised as a good herb for weight loss in TCM. It is a very good choice as it can simultaneously burn excess fat, eliminate constipation, and is a very good diet herb thanks to its diuretic and laxative effect.
Rosehips are native to the Western hemisphere, and as such have been extensively utilised for their many benefits by all peoples and tribes down through the ages. It is one of nature’s richest sources of vitamin C.
Rosehips are rich in pectin, a naturally occurring polysaccharide (complex sugar) that acts as a prebiotic – an indigestible fibre that is used in the gut to increase populations of healthy bacteria, aid digestion and enhance the absorption of valuable vitamins.
Studies also show hops can be effective in reducing stress and anxiety. Hops contains flavonoids which have potent antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-bacterial properties. A flavonoid in hops has also been found to help reduce weight gain, lower elevated cholesterol and reduce high blood sugar.
Juniper is a powerful diuretic – a herb that increases the flow of urine, helping to cleanse the system of
excess fluids and stimulating the kidneys. This causes the body to flush out uric acid and excess crystals that can cause many problems including gout, arthritis and kidney stones.
The oil from walnuts has been used traditionally to treat colic, diarrhoea, hemorrhoids and to soothe the intestines. Folk medicine has used walnuts as a disinfectant, an astringent and to treat ulcers, blisters, sunburn and dandruff.
Pomegranate seeds contain a high number of antioxidants, which help protect the body against inflammation and free radical damage. T These antioxidants, referred to as polyphenols, include tannins, flavonoids, and anthocyanin.
Peppermint oil has been shown to relax muscles in the digestive system and improve various digestive symptoms. Research suggests that peppermint oil reduces tension headaches and migraines. Peppermint oil has been shown to relieve fatigue and daytime sleepiness although Peppermint tea is an ideal choice before bed, as it’s naturally caffeine-free. Peppermint capacity as a muscle relaxant may help you relax before bedtime. It is also known to improve concentration and aid in weight loss.
Schisandra is the berry of a climbing vine native to northeast China and parts of Russia. Schisandra chinensis enjoys millennia of traditional use for prolong life, slowing the ageing process, increasing energy, as a fatigue-fighter, and as a sexual tonic. Schizandra also possesses significant protective antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activity.
A number of mallow species have long been used as a food and medicine, wherever they are found native, and especially in the Middle East and Asia. Mallow leaves contain vitamins A,B,C,E; inulin; mucilage; phenols; flavonoids; essential fatty acids; fibre; calcium; magnesium; zinc; selenium; potassium. It has excellent soothing demulcent properties, especially for inflammation of the urinary, digestive or respiratory systems.
Verbena is a kind of shrub with pointed narrow leaves with hairy surface. The most special thing in this plant is that the leaves have a pleasant smell similar to lemon scent.This plant is originated from South America. But now, we can find the leaves all over the world. Some of the important nutrition value contained in verbena leaves is terpenoids, volatile oils, flavonoids, and phenolic acids. Verbana has showed it helped reduce appetite by affecting certain hormones that control appetite. It has been traditionally relied on to relieve stomach issues and indigestion in different cultures. This herbal preparation has anti-spasmodic qualities that help it calm the stomach and eliminate cramping and bloating, which can lead to discomfort and gastrointestinal issues.
Oregano comes from Origanum, a genus of the mint family (Lamiaceae). Oregano originally came from warm climates in western and southwestern Eurasia and the Mediterranean region. The impressive health benefits of oregano include its ability to protect the immune system, prevent the onset of chronic diseases, improve digestion, detoxify the body, strengthen the bones, improve heart health, boost energy levels, and even protect against diabetes.
Is a flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It has an affinity to the circulation and can help move congested blood which, in turn, helps the liver. It also has the ability to tone and heal the mucus membranes of the digestive tract. It was also used as an old traditional remedy for bloody diarrhea and dysentery.
Green tea is a type of tea that comes from the steamed and dried leaves and originates from China. Green tea provides protection against cardiovascular disease. As with free radicals, green tea antioxidants slow the production of cancer cell development. Promotion of fat loss-With its combination of antioxidants and caffeine, green tea has a unique ability to help its drinkers lose fat by inhibiting the enzyme that turns fatty acids into fat cells.
In Chinese it is called tiánqī, tienchi ginseng, sānqī or sanchi, three-seven root, and mountain plant. In Latin, the word panax means “cure-all”, and the family of ginseng plants is one of the best-known herbs. The herb is a perennial with dark green leaves branching from a stem with a red cluster of berries in the middle. Used for improved immune health and helps the body handle environmental stress and overall health.
Guarana is a Brazilian plant native to the Amazon basin. Also known as Paullinia cupana, it’s a climbing plant prized for its fruit. Amazonian tribes have used guarana for centuries for its therapeutic properties. It contains an impressive range of stimulants and is rich in caffeine, which can reduce fatigue and improve focus. Low doses of guarana can improve mood, learning and memory. Guarana has antioxidant and antimicrobial properties, making it a common additive in cosmetic products. It may aid blood flow to your skin, reduce damage linked to aging and minimize undesirable features, such as saggy skin and wrinkles.
Yerba mate is a well-known non-alcoholic beverage widely consumed by people of South America. It is found in countries such as Brazil, Argentina, Uruguay, and Paraguay. Yerba mate has been used by indigenous people for many centuries as a beverage with medicinal properties. It is rich in Antioxidants and Nutrients, boosts the immune system and is known to help with weight loss and belly fat.
Stem from a tree native to China that has been grown for thousands of years for a variety of uses.
Its leaves and seeds are often used in traditional Chinese medicine associated with several health claims and uses, most of which focus on brain function and blood circulation. Ginkgo contains potent antioxidants, which fight the damaging effects of free radicals and may be behind most of its health claims and also has the ability to reduce inflammation caused by various conditions.
Rhodiola is an herb that grows in the cold, mountainous regions of Europe and Asia.
Its roots are considered adaptogens, meaning they help your body adapt to stress when consumed. Its root contains more than 140 active ingredients, the two most potent of which are rosavin and salidroside. People in Russia and Scandinavian countries have used rhodiola to treat anxiety, fatigue and depression for centuries.
Its medicinal part is root, which is thus called Sophora Root or Shan Dou Gen as a Chinese herb.
In traditional Chinese medicine, this herb is considered extremely bitter and cold on medicinal properties, which make it an ideal medicine for sore throat caused by the accumulation of heat toxic. It is still traditionally used to cure damp-heat jaundice, lung-heat cough, boils, and other conditions. And its modern pharmacology includes an anti-cancer effect, anti-ulcer effect, strong anti-asthmatic effect. It is also known to increase white blood cell count, treat an abnormal heart rhythm, diminish inflammation, and protect liver.
The use of Fenugreek dates back as far as six thousand years ago and was considered to be a medicinal drug and used by the Ancient Egyptians for this purpose. It is known to improve digestive problems such as upset stomach, constipation and inflammation of the stomach. Fenugreek also seems to benefit those with heart conditions, such as hardening of the arteries and high blood levels of certain fats, including cholesterol and triglycerides. It also shows potential for helping those who are diabetic amongst other health issues.
One of the most bitter of the bitter digestive tonics, Gentian is appropriately called “bitter root.” Gentian Root is a digestive bitter with cooling and drying properties. It is often used just before or just after a meal to help active the digestive system and to support the body in assimilating nutrients.
Barley Grass is naturally high in many key nutrients that help to support the immune system, such as vitamins, minerals, amino acids, antioxidants and enzymes. It is extremely high in vitamin C which is crucial to the overall health of the body in its efforts to fight off infections – both bacterial and viral.
Blueberries are an excellent source of vitamin C, which helps protect cells against damage and aids in the absorption of iron. They contain a decent amount of soluble fibre, which slows down the rate at which sugar is released into the bloodstream and helps to keep the digestive system happy.
Jujube fruit, also known as red or Chinese date, is native to Southern Asia but has become popular around the world.
In alternative medicine, they’re widely utilized to improve sleep and decrease anxiety.
Pine Sponge is a fungus in the mushroom family and has a rich history of use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. This product decreases puffiness in the face, eyelid, narrow pouch, under-eye and reduces dark circles. It should be applied to sensitive and atopic skin. It has been used for loss of memory (amnesia), anxiety, restlessness, fatigue, tension, nervousness, dizziness, urination problems, fluid retention, sleep problems (insomnia), an enlarged spleen, stomach problems, diarrhoea, tumours, and to control coughing.
Chicory is a Mediterranean plant that is cultivated for its culinary use . The leaves, buds, and roots all have beneficial qualities. This herbaceous plant has many health benefits that include its ability to ease digestive problems, prevent heartburn, reduce arthritis pain, detoxify the liver and gallbladder, prevent bacterial infections, boost the immune system, and reduce the chances of heart diseases. It is also a natural sedative that can fight against kidney stones and promote weight loss.
Cleavers has been used since ancient times as a diuretic to treat edema and promote urination, Lymphatic Support to reduce swelling. Cleaver is widely used by Western herbalists to treat edema and other forms of swelling due to its stimulating effect on the lymphatic system, which is responsible for clearing extracellular waste from the body. Well-known for its diuretic and alternative properties, the benefits of Ceaver herb will help treat common conditions that require overall cleansing. It is good for skin problems such as psoriasis, eczema, and acne, as well as urinary problems like cystitis.
It is one of the oldest spices in the world and has been used for around 7000 years. Consuming Coriander can have multiple benefits for the entire body. From lowering sugar levels to boosting immunity, from hair rejuvenation to skin cleansing, the possible health benefits of Coriander are endless.
Yam Root have been used in folk medicine since the 18th century to treat menstrual cramps, coughs, and upset stomachs. Wild Yam Root contains diosgenin. It’s a plant steroid that scientists can manipulate to produce steroids, such as progesterone, estrogen, cortisone, and dehydroepiandrosterone (DHEA), which are then used for medical purposes. Thus, some advocates assert that wild Yam Root has benefits similar to those offered by these steroids in your body, providing a natural alternative to estrogen therapy or progesterone creams.
Angelica Root is often used in Chinese medicine to treat health problems in women. Therefore, Angelica Root is also called “female ginseng”. Angelica is especially good when bloating or cramps are present. It acts as a bitter digestive aid that can help calm a nervous stomach and tension-related digestive disorders. The fruit, leaf, and root of angelica stimulate digestion, help dispel gas, and calm a nervous stomach.
Elderberries are the fruit of the flowering plant known as Sambucus, more commonly referred to as elderflower. Elderberries are packed with nutrients including minerals like iron, potassium, phosphorus, and copper, as well as vitamins, such as vitamin A, B, and C, as well as proteins and dietary fiber. Elderberry makes its way into cosmetic applications, due to bioflavonoids in elderberries which boost your skin health. The antioxidant activity, combined with vitamin A, make Elderberries perfect for preventing or lessening wrinkles, helping age spots to fade, and generally improving the glow and tone of your body’s largest and most visible organ!
Also known as the European and Asiatic Cornelian Cherry. This plant contains a rich anti-oxidant and has been used in traditional medicine for the treatment of diarrhoea, intestinal inflammation, fever, malaria treatment, kidney stones and kidney and bladder infections.
Goji Berries are regarded as a “superfood.” They help prevent premature ageing, boost the immune system, have benefits for diabetes and protect against heart disease and cancer. These dried red berries have been used in traditional Chinese medicine for more than 2,000 years .
Black Pepper is one of the most commonly used spices worldwide. It has been deemed the “king of spices” and used in ancient Ayurvedic medicine for thousands of years due to its high concentration of potent, beneficial plant compounds. It offers a wealth of health benefits including; rich antioxidants, anti-inflammatory property, improved blood sugar control etc.
Tragant belong to the most important group of medicinal herbs in Chinese medicine.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, Tragant (Astragalus membranaceous) is used to stimulate Qi. This refers to the body’s own energy flow, whose free flow is considered to be a source of health in The Chinese view. It is therefore also known as Huang Qi, which means “yellow energy”. The colour yellow is a reference to the yellow butterfly flowers of the astragalus membranaceous. What is particularly interesting is the immune-strengthening effect of the Tragant which has been shown to even work against allergies.