The first letter from Jeju Island, Dangyuja
Q. What kind of a plant is ‘Dangyuja’ thatDeardot discovered as the first species?
A. Dangyuja is a citrus fruit in Jeju Island, Korea.
It has been used for health and beauty in folk remedies since ancient times. It was a valuable fruit served for ancestral rites and one of the gifts for the king during the Joseon Dynasty.
Q. Why did Deardot pay attention to ‘Dangyuja’?
A. As species with high sugar content gained popularity were introduced, the number of farms growing traditional tangerines, including Dangyuja, decreased.
However, Dangyuja is a natural antioxidant that contains twice the organic acids and four times the vitamin C in lemon.
It is not only effective for wrinkle improvement, moisturizing, brightening, skin regeneration but also alleviation in atopic inflammation.
It is incomparably the best cosmetic ingredient.