Ginseng is among the most ancient and honored medicinal herbs. It is an adaptogen. It helps restore balance to the body and increases resistance to adverse influences. This balancing activity seems to work especially on the central nervous system. However, Siberian ginseng products that are commonly sold here in the U.S. and have absolutely nothing in similarity with true ginseng. The Siberian ginseng plant is a shrub and the ginseng plant is herbaceous. It doesn't even look like American ginseng, Chinese ginseng or Korean ginseng. It is called Siberian ginseng in the U.S. for commercial or advertising purposes.
Siberian Ginseng was first introduced into the U.S. herbal market in the late 70s as "Wuchaseng" and "Wujiaseng." There is no historical precedent in Chinese traditions to applying the qualifier "seng," (which is short for ginseng) or E. senticosus The correct Chinese name is ci wu jia for ginseng.
The United States Congressional amendment to the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act _ signed into law in May 2002 _ eliminates any confusion regarding what is true ginseng. Now only the genus Panax, which is listed above can be called ginseng on labeling or in advertising.
Helps body withstand stressful conditions. Enhances mental energy and physical stamina. Helps maintain healthy blood fat levels. age spots, blood pressure, depression, increases endurance, hemorrhage, longevity, phyiscal vigor, sexual stimulant and stress.
No side effects known when taken as recommended.
May be used daily.
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