Traditional Thai pearl paste
The Guan Im pearl paste is a traditional skin remedy used by the Chinese for generations. The paste uses a high percentage of genuine pearl powder to formulate its medicated compound. Guan Im is the Goddess of Mercy in the Buddhist and Taoist religions. In these religious iconographies, Guan Im is always depicted with a beautiful and flawless complexion. It is with this aim in mind that this cream is formulated. Having won the 'Thai best product of the year 1990', this cream has long been regarded as the 'number one' face cream.
While pearl is not a herb, it is nevertheless a vital component of Traditional Chinese Medicine. A pearl is actually a precious gemstone, the result of a combination of minerals that forms around a grain of sand or other foreign matter in the shells of oysters and other mollusks. Although the bulk of a pearl is made of a substance called calcium carbonate, it also contains dozens of amino acids and minerals, including magnesium, zinc, iron, copper, selenium and silicon.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, pearl can be administered internally or externally. Internally, pearl is used as part of a tonic to calm the spirit and clear phlegm from the body; other uses include improving ones eyesight and invigorating circulation. Externally, pearl is used as a powder or cream ingredient to help heal blemishes and other skin problems, and to prevent the skin from becoming wrinkled and haggard. Constant use of this ointment will impart an a flawless radiance to the skin.
[ Function and Indication ]
Spot-preventing and skin moistening; assisting treating tawny spots, lighten freckles and allergic itch on the face.
[ Usage ]
Wash the skin with water and apply this ointment after some drying of the skin, 1-2 times daily.
[ Ingredients ]
Seawater pearl powder in non-oily cream base.