Korean red ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine as an overall wellness supplement for centuries. It has been used to:boost the immune systemimprove heart healthtreat diabetesincrease energydecrease stresstreat impotenceThe root is said to resemble the human body. Instead of arms and legs, it has shoots. This resemblance is thought to be the reason that traditional herbalists considered ginseng as a full-body treatment. Today, research is showing just how effective ginseng is as a natural remedy
.Korean Red Ginseng and ED
Red ginseng has long been used to treat impotence. But researchers are now studying the effectiveness of the plant. In one study, 45 men with ED were given either Korean red ginseng or a placebo.
The men receiving the herb took 900 milligrams, three times a day, for eight weeks. At the end of eight weeks, those who took Korean red ginseng felt improvement in their ED symptoms compared to those who took the placebo. Researchers concluded that red ginseng may be an effective alternative treatment for impotence.
Ginseng in Women
Many women also experience a decline in sexual function during menopause. Another studyexplored Korean red ginseng’s effects on menopausal women. In the study, 32 women were given either three capsules a day of ginseng, or a placebo. Those who received the supplement had improved sexual functioning with no side effects. Researchers concluded that red ginseng may improve sexual function in women.
American Gensing Root
Both American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius, L.) and Asian ginseng (P. Ginseng) are believed to boost energy, lower blood sugar and cholesterol levels, reduce stress, promote relaxation, treat diabetes, and manage sexual dysfunction in men.
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