What is ginseng?
Ginseng is a small, slow-growing, herbaceous plant with fleshy roots.
There are many varieties of ginseng. But the most important is Asian or Korean ginseng (Panax *ginseng). Therefore, this is the classic and original *ginseng, which has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
The main benefits of ginseng for health
Ginseng is attributed energizing, anti-inflammatory, anti-oxidant, anti-cancer and immunological properties, hence its classification as adaptogen. That is, able to stimulate the body’s resistance, in situations of overexertion, such as stress.
It increases physical and intellectual performance
*Ginseng supplements can combat weakness and reduce fatigue and improve physical performance.
It improves cognitive function
Ginseng helps improve intellectual activity, as it increases memory, understanding and ease of learning.
Type 2 diabetes prevention
Above all, ginseng balances blood glucose levels. In addition, it improves the function of pancreatic cells, by increasing insulin production and improving the absorption of blood sugar.
*Ginseng is very useful in the prevention of certain types of cancer, due to the anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects of its compounds.
It promotes weight loss
Accelerates metabolism and affects the way the body metabolizes carbohydrates. Therefore, fewer calories become fat.
About the gastrointestinal tract
*Ginseng reduces the secretion of hydrochloric acid. Therefore, it helps to protect the stomach mucosa, against ulcers.
It helps to treat erectile dysfunction
Ginseng can promote the production of nitric oxide, a compound that improves muscle relaxation in the penis, increases blood circulation and therefore helps fight impotence.
*Ginseng helps the body react better to adversity, avoiding depression. In addition, it blocks certain negative hormones, stimulating the production of endorphins, which increase the feeling of well-being.
Ginseng is able to strengthen the immune system and increase defenses. Therefore, it prevents bacterial or viral diseases.
Form of presentation
*Ginseng root can be consumed in many ways, either as a supplement, infusion or in combination with food.
In general, supplements usually come in the form of capsules or tablets, tincture, extract and powder. And you can buy them in pharmacies, or online, on our website.
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