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Panax Ginseng (Korean Ginseng)
Used in HerbalHim
Ginseng has been used therapeutically in Chinesemedicine and Native American cultures for thousands of years. It is renown for enhancing physical and mental endurance.
One of the key active ingredients of Korean ginseng are ginsenosides, or steroid-like phytochemicals that relieve the effects of stress and heighten libido, memory and cognitive abilities through improved blood circulation.
Description : Perennial plant with dark green oval-shaped leaves. Fleshy root is used for medicinal purposes.
Other Possible Names : Jin-chen, Ginseng, Asian ginseng, Korean ginseng, Asiatic ginger, Chinese ginseng, Shen Tsao
Therapeutic Uses :
General tonic, particularly for old age and debility
Eases mental and nervous exhaustion, stress and depression, sleeplessness
Improves poor memory function
Contains anticariogenic and antioxidant properties
Boosts immunity and protects against premature aging
Enhances male libido and promotes penile erections, has positive effects on the central nervous system and gonadal tissues.
Brings male sex hormones into balance
Cultivation : Mainly cooler climates; particularly the northern hemisphere and eastern Asia.
Safety and cautions : Generally considered safe even in large doses. However, exceeding the recommended dosage may cause sleeplessness.