The Benefits of Ginseng
Do you really know your Ginseng?
Ginseng possesses unique active ingredients through plant saponins called ginsenosides. When they were discovered during the 20th Century by Japanese and Russian scientists they began to catalogue them which caused an explosion of research, resulting in over 5,000 published clinical and research studies to date. This number continues to grow, with work by scientists in other countries, most notably America and Germany.
Ilhwa’s research has revealed that Ginseng has many other key ingredients in addition to ginsenosides which work in combination to provide such a remarkable effect. These are phenols, lipids, 18 essential fatty acids, 6 vitamins, 7 amino acids, 8 essential amino acids, fatty acids, and 18 minerals, including organic germanium and polyacetylene.
Modern western science now accepts ginseng as an adaptogen; a term meaning that the herb increases the body’s resistance to stress such as trauma, fatigue and illness. Most importantly, it restores the body’s natural balance.
Ginseng is known as the world’s most powerful adaptogenic herb. It is also known as the “king of herbĚ”. An adaptogenic herb is an herb the assists the body to adapt and adjust to maintain balance and optimal health. Ginseng is considered one of the wonder drugs of nature. It has been used for thousands of years as a preventive and remedy for a host of bodily ailments, from the ravages of old age, to waning libido, depleting stamina and even serious health challenges.
Traditionally, Korean ginseng had been used s a restorative tonic to increase stamina, energy and relax the body after a long day’s work. Research in the last 20 years has been documenting ginseng as a highly effective herb in treating a host of health related problems. Recent advances in biotechnology has enabled several companies to improve the effectiveness of Ginseng by optimizing the growing, harvesting, processing, extraction and concentration of Ginseng.
Ginseng has been shown in clinical studies the following benefits on health:
The ginseng root contains saponins which are natural plant chemical components called ginsenosides. Ginsenosides are considered the main active ingredients that are responsible for the herb’s medicinal properties. Traditionally, ginseng root was used as an ingredient in the preparation of tea and soups. Of late, through extraction and concentration Ginseng is available in concentrates, as well as powdered and capsule forms which allow easy consumption.
Energy and Stamina:
Ginseng as a Preventive:
Ginseng as an Adaptogen:
Ginseng aids sexual function:
Assistance for Diabetics:
Cardio Vascular Support:
Ginseng for skin:
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