Ginseng is a species of relict perennial from the Araliaceae family.

Scientific Name: Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer.

This plant was first described in 1843 by C.A. Meyer.

Ginseng interesting facts

1. The medicinal properties of this plant were known in China over 4,000 years ago.

2. According to traditional Chinese beliefs, ginseng should only be used during the winter.

3. Research conducted on mice proved that ginseng has aphrodisiac properties.

4. Ginseng is also called ginseng or all-medicine.

5. In Russia, ginseng has been considered an endangered species since 1975.

6. Ginseng is added to many cosmetics. It is considered a rejuvenating preparation.

7. This plant can survive in temperatures above -40 ° C.

8. Ginseng improves the work of the brain, gives a sense of peace. It is helpful in treating Alzheimer’s.

9. It reduces oxidative stress in the tissues, which can alleviate the symptoms of erectile dysfunction.

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Ginseng questions and answers

Why shouldn’t people with diabetes eat ginseng?

People with diabetes should take special care with ginseng as it can lower blood sugar levels.

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What Ginseng Dosages Are Safe For Health?

It is assumed that 200-600 mg of ginseng extract (1-2 grams of dried root) should be consumed daily.

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What are the side effects of consuming ginseng?

If the recommended doses are significantly exceeded, nervousness, irritability, insomnia, hypertension, deterioration of the skin condition, and dilution may appear.

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