April 6, 2011

Get To Know Korean Ginseng

Korean ginseng is also known as Chinese ginseng and is possibly one of the most largely consumed and acclaimed herbs existing. The plant grows on moist shaded mountainsides in Korea, China and Russia.

You are able to find Korean ginseng from your health food store in vary ways. A lot of  herbal teas that you can get in supermarket around you will also contain ginseng.

Korean ginseng is a largely used herb and has a big number of benefits. It is considered that Korean ginseng is able to help a person dealing with stress and bring themselves back into balance. It is mostly used as a herb for general health and a lot of herbalists from China will recommend it for the weakness or elderly.

Several studies have shown that it has ability of anti-fatigue and it is also very useful for people who suffer from chronic fatigue syndrome.

Other studies have also shown that Korean ginseng contains properties of anticancer  and also that it can be useful for people suffer from AIDS. Besides it is thought to help with cholesterol reduction as well as impotence.

Korean Ginseng contains thirteen different ginsenosides. Panaxans help to reduce blood sugar, polysaccharides work to stimulate the system of immune and its antioxidant properties are immune-stimulating to cover the body from getting illness easily, disease and having stress.

Korean Ginseng will help you to stimulate immune cells production mentioned "killer T-cells" that able to destroy viruses as well as bacteria. It will balance the production of stress hormones by supporting the organs function to produce them (the hypothalamus, the pituitary, and adrenal glands).

Korean Ginseng will help to produce endorphins that can make people feel well. The benefits of sexual work to improve the function of erectile and to increase number of  testosterone and sperm.

Side Effects and Precautions

Korean ginseng is not recommended for people suffering from ulcers, high blood pressure, tension headaches, nervousness, mental imbalance, inflammation, fever and symptoms associated with high levels of stress. It is also not recommended for pregnant or lactating women as well as women of child bearing age.

The side effects are usually mild but some people can suffer from over stimulation, irritability, nervousness, and insomnia.

If you take too much ginseng or do not have a break it can cause things like headaches, insomnia, seeing spots, dizziness, shortage of breath and gastrointestinal discomfort. Long term use can cause menstrual abnormalities and breast tenderness in some women.

In terms of interactions you should seek medical advice it you are using hormonal drugs before taking Korean ginseng.

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