Category Archives: Ginseng (Panax ginseng)

Korean Red Ginseng: Mood Elevating Traditional Medicine

Red ginseng is a herbal treatment derived from the Panax ginseng plant. The root of the Panax ginseng plant is steamed and then air dried to produce red ginseng. Evidence suggests that red ginseng has mood elevating effects in humans. … Continue reading

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Red and White Ginseng as Anxiolytic Agents

Panax ginseng root is a traditional Chinese medicine treatment for stress, fatigue, and mental and physical exhaustion. Panax ginseng is classed as an adaptogenic herb because it provides a non-specific ability to balance homeostatic function, and in particular, brings the … Continue reading

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Red and White Ginseng

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Adaptogenic Herbs: Ginseng, Rhodiola and Withania

Adaptogenic herbs are a group of herbs with particular physiological properties in animals and humans. Adaptogens are characterised by their ability to allow the consumer to adapt to stressful conditions, and thus negate many of the detrimental effects that stress … Continue reading

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Ginseng Improves Exercise Performance

Ginseng is a herbal remedy that is particularly highly prized in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Ginseng refers to Panax ginseng, also called Korean ginseng, and this differentiates it from an unrelated plant called Siberian Ginseng (Eleutherococcus senticosus). However, both Ginseng plants … Continue reading

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Ginseng (Panax ginseng): Depression and Stress Buster

Ginseng (Panax ginseng) has a long history in Traditional Chinese Medicine. Panax is based on the Greek word meaning ‘all healing’ and this names highlights the usefulness of ginseng as a restorative herb. Like roseroot (Rhodiola rosea), ginseng is classed … Continue reading

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Adaptogenic Phytochemicals

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Panax Ginseng: Effects in Humans

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Adaptogenic Herbs

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Jiaogulan: Panax ginseng Alternative?

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