Supplement September 17 2014

To increase the quantity of. Supplementing herbs provide or replace Qi, moisture, nutrients and/or energetic properties the skin may need more of.

 

SCIENCE

Supplementing substances tend to be very nourishing and substantial, particularly beneficial for dull, dry, or mature skin.

HISTORY

They infuse additional benefits, actually adding something to the system, as differentiated from 'tonifying', which strengthens and maximizes what is already there (see 'tonify').