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Kampo Herbs


Akayajiou root
(INCI: Rhemannia chinensis)

A Kampo adaptogenic herb.
Rich in polysaccharides, Akayajiou root extract is a skin-replenishing overachiever. It is considered a Yin tonic with powerful antioxidant benefits. This plant contains vitamins A, B, C, and D.

We use it in our Nourishing Adaptogen Cream.


Hatomugi Seed
(INCI: Coix lacryma-jobi ma-yuen)

A Kampo adaptogenic herb.
If used regularly, Hatomugi seed extract smoothes, refines and tones your skin. The powerhouse herb delivers moisture to prevent dry and rough skin.

We use it in our Nourishing Adaptogen Cream.


Kihada bark
(INCI: Phellodendron amurense)

This plant helps to clarify skin with anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. The bark extracts are rich in berberine, one of the most powerful compounds which has been found to have an anti-aging effect on skin. 

We us it in our Skin Refining Gel.


Maguwa root
(INCI: Morus alba)

This plant is known to calm signs of irritation, even skin tone, and lighten age spots with antioxidant properties.

We use it in our Skin Refining Gel.

Murasaki Root

Murasaki root
(INCI: Lithospermum Erythrorhizon)

Traditionally used in Eastern medicine for anti-inflammatory, anti-viral, wound healing, and blood circulation benefits.

We use it in our Antioxidant Booster Serum.


Reishi mushroom
(INCI: Ganoderma lucidum)

With anti-inflammatory, anti-redness, antioxidant benefits, Reishi is known to smooth fine lines and strengthen your skin’s protective barrier.

We use it in our Nourishing Adaptogen Cream.


(INCI: Curcuma longa)

Ukon, otherwise known as Japanese turmeric. This root has potassium, vitamin B6, magnesium and vitamin C. With anti-inflammatory and antibacterial benefits, Ukon improves troubled skin. It can also help to reduce redness from blemishes and calm skin conditions like eczema and rosacea.

We use it in our Nourishing Adaptogen Cream.

Other skincare hero ingredients

Fatty acids, containing Thiamin, Niacin, Vitamin B5 and B6.

Rice bran oil

Highly effective emollient and natural anti-oxidant.

Plant-based squalane

Excellent emollient and skin-replenishing ingredient. Derived from coconut oil.

Capric Triglyceride

Creates a protective barrier on the skin

Glyceryl stearate

Improves the moisture content of the skin

Stearic acid

Vitamin E with antioxidant properties - protects the skin