The Basic Science of Altar™
About the science, the active ingredient in Altar™ is SBD-4. SBD-4 is a patented extract from the root of the plant Angelica sinensis, which grows in the high altitudes of China, Japan, and Korea. SBD-4 has been demonstrated to do some rather remarkable things.
- One, it increases the microcirculation of the skin. The results of that are obvious, increased delivery of oxygen, increased delivery of nutrients and increased removal of unwanted metabolites through waste.
- Two, SBD-4 is extremely rich in hyaluronic acid, which binds up to 100 times its weight in water, so it’s extremely hydrating.
- Three, it’s extremely rich also in arginine, the amino acid that’s very important in maintaining and protecting and repairing the skin barrier.