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Ginseng - Everything you need to know

Ginseng, a plant with a rich history in traditional medicine, is increasingly conquering the modern health and wellness industry. For centuries, ginseng has been valued in various cultures, especially in traditional Chinese medicine, for its many health benefits. But what exactly is behind this mystical plant and why does it enjoy such popularity today?

What is Ginseng

Ginseng is an herbaceous plant that originated in Korea and Russia. The root of the ginseng plants, which are at least four years old, has been used in traditional Asian healing teachings for many centuries. Ginseng is mainly used as a general tonic for various states of weakness and has also proven to be a natural blood thinner (anticoagulant) (Health benefits of ginseng).

Benefits of ginseng

• Scientists have shown that regular intake of red ginseng can protect against flu and colds in the long term (ginseng against influenza)

• Studies from the USA have shown that ginseng can help cancer patients cope better with their therapies. Ginseng can help relieve distressing fatigue syndrome and stimulate the production of happy hormones, increasing overall well-being.

• Ginsenosides contained in ginseng have antibacterial and antiviral properties. According to studies, ginseng preparations containing at least 1.5% ginsenosides can significantly alleviate chronic inflammatory diseases such as rheumatism.

• Ginsenosides have the ability to stimulate brain cells to absorb more glucose. Thus, ginseng can help improve concentration and promote thinking in complex contexts.

(Ginseng: Health benefits, facts and research)


"Ginseng has been considered the miracle cure for 1000s of years. According to studies, ginseng can increase physical and mental performance and help against fatigue. In addition, ginseng is often used to reduce the harmful effects of stress and ageing processes. Studies have shown that ginseng can stimulate the production of happiness hormones and thus increase a person's sense of well-being. If you want to try ginseng, you should definitely try our Focus product. It contains not only ginseng but also vitamin B12, vitamin B6, and pantothenic acid, which support the nervous system. Feel free to give it a try."

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We provide the following scientific studies for your general information. The results obtained in these studies do not necessarily apply to all individuals. Feel free to click on the relevant links for more detailed information.

Ginseng: Potential to improve cognitive performance and mood
The following review attempts to bring together a range of suggestive evidence, including recent observations on the modulation of cognitive performance after a single administration of P. ginseng, to argue that appropriately focused and controlled research may well show that ginseng has the potential to positively modulate cognitive performance.

Potential benefits of ginseng against COVID-19 by targeting inflammasomes
This review discussed the potential preventive and therapeutic role of ginseng on COVID-19 based on its regulatory role in inflammasome initiation and host antiviral immunity.



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