Simple Herbal Extracts | Red Ginseng


Red Ginseng

Botanical Name

Panax ginseng

Part Used



Hypertension *

Traditional Information*

Red Ginseng is the best known and researched adaptogenic herb in the world, Ginseng is used to improve immune function, decrease cortisol (an adrenal stress hormone) production and normalize overrractive stress response. It increases physical and mental performance and benefits prostate function. Red Ginseng is most appropriate for older, deficient people suffering from exhaustion, depression, adrenal insufficiency and what is now known as chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS).

Herbal Therapeutics Research Library, David Winston (RH) AHG

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*Disclaimer: The information on historical, ethnobotanical and phytotherapeutic uses of herbs and traditional formulas contained herein is based on the experience and research of the author. It is not intended as a substitute for consulting with your physician or other health care provider. Any attempt to diagnose and treat an illness should be done under the direction of a health care professional. The publisher and author are not responsible for any adverse effects or consequences resulting from the use of any of the information discussed. Should you have any questions concerning the appropriateness of any preparation mentioned, the author strongly suggests consulting a professional health care advisor.