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Korean Red Ginseng Improves Glucose Control in Patients with Impaired Fasting Glucose, Impaired Glucose Tolerance, or Newly Diagnosed Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Posted February 17, 2014

In a 12-week, randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled study involving 41 subjects with impaired fasting glucose, impaired glucose tolerance, or newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes mellitus, supplementation with 5 g/day Korean red ginseng (KRG) in tablet form, was found to be associated with beneficial effects on controlling serum and whole blood glucose levels.

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Remarkable Ginseng Research Backs Herb’s Reputation

Posted February 9, 2014

Ginseng is one of the best known and most frequently studied medicinal plants worldwide. This is for good reason—ginseng benefits just about every system in the body in one way or another.There are a number of different types of ginseng.

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Ginseng – Benefits of the popular Chinese root

Posted November 20, 2013

Ginseng has strong roots in Chinese medicine. In fact, its use is traced back over 5,000 years to the mountains in Manchuria, where it was incorporated into traditional medical practices. Emperors reportedly used ginseng to treat illnesses and as a primary ingredient in products like soap to get the best use of its beneficial properties.

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Clinical tests provide strong evidence that spirulina, siberian ginseng and skullcap relieve allergic rhinitis

Posted October 31, 2013

Allergic rhinitis is inflammation of the nasal airways due to an allergic immune system response. The sinuses become inflamed because of increased histamine production, as the sensitive immune system responds to a foreign allergen such as pollen, dust or animal dander. The response to the allergens triggers the production of antibodies called immunoglobulin E. These antibodies bind to mast cells and basophils, both of which contain histamine. Histamine is the inflammatory substance that causes the inflammation in the sinus cavities, the increased mucus production, the sneezing and the itchy, watery eyes.

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Wisconsin Ginseng Helps Reduce Fatigue In Cancer Patients

Posted August 20, 2013

Millions of cancer patients find themselves exhausted completing the most mundane of tasks, and extra sleep doesn’t seem to help. Today, they find hope in a supplement that medical researchers have shown to be effective in boosting their energy levels: Wisconsin Ginseng.

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Ginseng proven to prolong life in men: Here is the research

Posted August 18, 2013

Back in the 1960s and 1970s, ginseng was all the rage for energy and stamina, preventing illness, and increasing libido. Somehow it faded from western natural health awareness and consumer interest. But the history of ginseng’s ability to instill energy, stamina, libido enhancement, and longevity goes back four to five thousand years ago in Chinese medicine. Now, a new wave of ginseng research interest may reinvigorate ginseng public awareness.

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Ginseng is much more than simply an aphrodisiac herb

Posted August 15, 2013

There are different types of ginseng roots such as the American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) and the Asian or Korean one (Panax ginseng). Some people also like to add eleuthero or Siberian ginseng, but these don’t contain the essential ingredient, ginsenosides.

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Ginseng found to help chemo cancer patients have more energy

Posted July 27, 2013

What chemo- and radiation therapy take out of cancer patients, one simple compound – ginseng – puts back in, according to the results of a new study which extols further benefits of this root. Scientists, who published their findings in the Journal of the National Cancer Institute, said they found that cancer patients and survivors who felt fatigued or sluggish from treatments said they felt noticeably better following two months’ worth of supplementation with ginseng.

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Ginseng Reduces Cancer Fatigue

Posted July 25, 2013

Ginseng supplements taken for 2 months help cancer patients and survivors get rid of fatigue, finds study. Lead author Debra Barton, from the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota said that nearly all patients with cancer can suffer from fatigue at some point; either at diagnosis, during treatment and even after treatment, and (fatigue) can linger for several years.

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Herbal remedy made from ginseng could eradicate impotence in men

Posted January 23, 2013

Ginseng could be nature’s natural cure for male impotence according to medical researchers. It has been used in Chinese herbal medicine for thousands of years, but its effectiveness has only recently been confirmed. According to research from South Korea, the natural aphrodisiac combats erectile dysfunction in just eight weeks.

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