GINSENG - BEST
NATURAL medicine for Your HEALTH!
Ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries.
This slow-growing, short plant with fleshy roots can be classified three ways, depending on how long it is grown: fresh, white or red.
Fresh ginseng is harvested before 4 years, while white ginseng is harvested between 4–6 years and red ginseng is harvested after 6 or more years.
There are many types of this herb, but the most popular are American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) and Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng).
American and Asian ginseng vary in their concentration of active compounds and effects on the body. It is believed that American ginseng works as a relaxing agent, whereas the Asian variety has an invigorating effect .
Ginseng contains two significant compounds: ginsenosides and gintonin. These compounds complement one another to provide health benefits .
Health Benefits of Ginseng:
-Ginseng has been shown to help reduce inflammatory markers and help protect against oxidative stress.
-Ginseng has been shown to benefit mental functions, feelings of calmness and mood in both healthy people and those with Alzheimer's disease.