Korean ginseng is the most famous medicinal herb in the Eastern tradition and has been used throughout Asia and world for its healthy effects as a dietary supplement, a health food, and an ingredient in traditional medicines. So globally recognized is Korean ginseng for its healthy properties that the scientific name for the species was designated as Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer in the West (panax being the Latin term for "a cure-all"). While ginseng cannot cure all ills, it does have a variety of healthy effects, which modern scientific research has reinforced. Consumed as a health food for over 2,000 years, Korean ginseng has been studied scientifically and is well-known for these healthy properties, when grown for 6-years (the maturity of the root and density of healthy components being a key factor in its efficacy):
Korean ginseng is also a popular Aphrodisiac, because it specifically helps bodily stamina and blood flow. This makes it a valuable ingredient in natural formulas for both men and women, usually combined with other helpful ingredients.
While modern scientific has confirmed the above claims such that they have received approval from the Korean-FDA, there are seven major benefits of ginseng as described in the traditional Eastern medical records. Since ancient times, many Korean and Chinese medical documents referred to these records and prescribed Korean ginseng to support bodily functions associated with the illnesses. In China, these benefits of ginseng are classified as "the seven major benefits of ginseng".
Ginseng relives fatigue by boosting energy in, both, the mind and body. It improves weaker body constitutions, when individuals are tired or lack energy, during fatigue associated with acute and chronic diseases, and helps reduce absent-mindedness associated with such fatigue.
Ginseng is said to help to improve specific metabolic functions and even support growth of the body by boosting blood formation and helping to regulate blood circulation. By increasing blood formation and circulation, ginseng helps improve functions of lung and spleen.
Ginseng helps strengthen the functions of the heart by relaxing one's mind and calming mental instability, supporting the body's natural defenses against stress. By acting to reduce stress and anxiety, general well-being and mental health is improved. Supporting General Well-Being As the body is an integrated system of organs, ginseng is said to contribute to total bodily health by supporting the functions of the lungs, spleen and stomach as well as the blood and circulatory system.
Ginseng helps lessen coughing by supporting normal lung functions, and is said to be good for the lungs, helping to keep them strong.
Ginseng improves one's appetite and helps prevent diarrhea by supporting healthy stomach functions.
Ginseng supports natural removal of toxins in the body. It is said to help the bowels, and support intestinal immune system functions.
Korean ginseng helps to promotes healthy skin, support healthy blood flow within skin, and supports anti-aging functions and as such is used in a variety of beauty products.
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