The Health Benefits of American Ginseng

Source: The Health Benefits of American Ginseng by Dr. Edward Group Many people associate ginseng with regions in Asia, but there are actually several types of ginseng and a few of them grow in other areas of the world. One of my favorites, Panax quinquefolius, also known as American ginseng, has actually been enjoyed by Native Americans … Continue reading The Health Benefits of American Ginseng

Kaempferia parviflora (Thai ginseng) found to improve erectile function in men

American researchers examined the effects of an ethanol extract derived from Kaempferia parviflora, also known as Thai ginseng, on erectile function in healthy middle-aged and older men. Their findings were published in the Journal of Integrative Medicine. Sexual health positively correlates with overall well-being. Current strategies that are meant to enhance male sexual health are limited by … Continue reading Kaempferia parviflora (Thai ginseng) found to improve erectile function in men

For the men: Thai ginseng improves sexual health, treats erectile dysfunction

Kaempferia parviflora, also known as Thai ginseng, is a medicinal plant that belongs to the ginger (Zingiberaceae) family. It grows in tropical areas in Asia, such as Malaysia, Sumatra, Borneo and Thailand. For centuries, traditional healers have been using the root of Thai ginseng to make natural medicines. Hill tribes in Thailand believe that the herb — … Continue reading For the men: Thai ginseng improves sexual health, treats erectile dysfunction

Exploring the beneficial effects of Rhodiola rosea and Panax ginseng on metabolic parameters

In this study, researchers at the University of Marilia in Brazil evaluated the effects of Rhodiola rosea (rose root) and Panax ginseng (Asian ginseng) on metabolic profile and muscle damage parameters. Their findings were published in the Journal of Medicinal Food. Adaptogen-based formulations have been used not only in traditional medicine but also in medical practice to increase the resistance of individuals. … Continue reading Exploring the beneficial effects of Rhodiola rosea and Panax ginseng on metabolic parameters

Black ginseng found to protect against lung injury caused by particulate matter

Ginseng is a popular herb used to improve immune function and address sexual dysfunction. It refers to the root of any species belonging to the genus Panax that is used in traditional medicine. P. ginseng, also known as Asian ginseng or Korean ginseng, is one of the most commonly used ginseng varieties. Depending on how they are processed, the roots … Continue reading Black ginseng found to protect against lung injury caused by particulate matter

The therapeutic effects of ginseng against Alzheimer’s disease

Panax ginseng, commonly known as Asian ginseng or Korean ginseng, is one of the most widely used and extensively studied species of ginseng. Sometimes referred to as the “true ginseng,” Asian ginseng has been a staple herb in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and is still used today to boost immunity, increase strength and blood volume, lower blood … Continue reading The therapeutic effects of ginseng against Alzheimer’s disease

Beneficial effects of black ginseng against particulate matter-induced lung damage

In this study, South Korean researchers investigated the effects of black ginseng extract (BGE) against particulate matter (PM)-induced lung endothelial cell barrier disruption and pulmonary inflammation. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. Inhalation of fine particulate matter (PM2.5) is linked to pulmonary injury caused by the loss of vascular barrier integrity. According … Continue reading Beneficial effects of black ginseng against particulate matter-induced lung damage

Siberian ginseng can potentially modulate immune response

Acanthopanax senticosus, more commonly known as Siberian ginseng, is a small, woody shrub whose roots are used to make traditional herbal medicine. A well-known adaptogen, it is often used to strengthen the body and increase its resistance to daily stress. Siberian ginseng is also used to treat chronic diseases like heart and kidney disease, address sleep … Continue reading Siberian ginseng can potentially modulate immune response

Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

Source: Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root by Dr. Edward Group Korean ginseng root (Panax ginseng) — also known as Asian ginseng or Chinese ginseng — is a traditional medicinal herb, used by Asian cultures for more than 2,000 years.[1] “I grew up in a Korean household and my mom’s side of the … Continue reading Korean Ginseng: 7 Health Benefits From This Powerful Root

A healthy gut is the first step in getting the most benefits from Chinese ginseng

A healthy digestive system is just as important for overall health as a healthy immune system. In fact, the two are connected. Several studies have shown how the body benefits from having a healthy gut microbiota — the community of microorganisms that live in the human gut. However, the exact role of this microbial community in … Continue reading A healthy gut is the first step in getting the most benefits from Chinese ginseng