Korean Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is the most widely used ginseng in the world. It has traditionally been used by elderly Asians to boost physical and mental vitality. Only the root is medicinal.
The active ingredients in Ginseng are a set of compounds called ginsenosides. These complex chemicals have a variety of effects, ranging from stimulation of the nervous system to reduction of blood sugar levels. The herb also has an antioxidant effect, stimulates the immune system, thins the blood, and reduces "bad" cholesterol levels.
Panax ginseng is native to China, but is also cultivated in Korea, Japan, and Russia. An almost identical plant, Panax quinquefolius, grows in the United States and was, in fact, exported to China during the 18th Century.
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Cautions Adverse reactions are uncommon when ginseng is taken in recommended dose.