Ginseng is a big part of Chinese Medicine and Herbology, especially in places like Singapore. It's seems to be a staple in Asian Cultural Medicine!
Here are 5 health benefits of Ginseng:
A Mayo Clinic study revealed that ginseng showed good results in helping cancer patients with fatigue. Ginseng has long proven in Eastern Cultures to help with stimulating physical and mental activity among people who are weak and tired.
2. Cognitive function
Ginseng may improve thinking ability and cognition. Research conducted at the Medical School of Nantong University in China, held evidence that this was the case. JinSong Geng, M.D., said that given the results of the study "ginseng appears to have some beneficial effects on cognition, behavior and quality of life."
Ginseng has seven constituents, ginsenosides, which may have immune-suppressive effects, according to results of experiments which were published in the Journal of Translational Medicine. Allan Lau, who led the study, said that "the anti-inflammatory role of ginseng may be due to the combined effects of these ginsenosides, targeting different levels of immunological activity, and so contributing to the diverse actions of ginseng in humans". *
4. Cancer prevention:
There may be substances in ginseng that have anticancer properties. A few population studies in Asia have linked the herb's consumption to a lower risk of cancer. Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center researchers found that Ginseng improved survival and quality of life after a diagnosis of breast cancer.
5. Erectile dysfunction:
A 2002 Korean study revealed that 60 percent of men who took ginseng noticed an improvement in their symptoms from Erectile dysfunction
Ginseng has many benefits and can be taken in many different forms. You can cook with it or brew it as a tea. With so many different health benefits it should be added to your nutritional front line to prevent disease and help reduce the symptoms of many ailments! .