Ginseng extract

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Ginseng extract (Panax Ginseng)

Overview

Panax ginseng is a well-known and highly researched species of ginseng. Native to China, Korea, and Russia, this adaptogen is known as the king of herbs and has been an essential herbal remedy used for centuries by Chinese health practitioners.


Mechanism

The biologically active substances in ginseng, ginsenosides, recover the balance of the human body and neutralize the negative impact from stress. Ginsenosides seem to have a modulating effect on the Hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal (HPA) axis.


Benefits

  • Supports cognitive performance
  • Helps improve working memory
  • Helps reduce fatigue
  • Helps improve alertness and relaxation

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References

  • Arring NM, Millstine D, Marks LA, Nail LM. Ginseng as a Treatment for Fatigue: A Systematic Review. doi:10.1089/acm.2017.0361
  • Lee NH, Son CG. Systematic review of randomized controlled trials evaluating the efficacy and safety of ginseng. J Acupunct Merdian Stud. 2011;4(2):85-97 doi:10.1016/S2005-2901(11)60013-7
  • Shergis JL, Zhang AL, Zhou W, Xue CC. Panax ginseng in randomised controlled trials: a systematic review. Phytother Res. 2013;27(7):949-965.doi:10.1002/ptr.4832

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