Health Tip: Using American Ginseng
-- American ginseng is an herb that people take by mouth as a stimulant, to reduce stress, or to boost the immune system, says MedlinePlus. American ginseng has different medicinal effects from the Siberian and Asian varieties. Here's what... (Source: - Daily MedNews)
Source: - Daily MedNews - December 4, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Forest farms could create market for ginseng, other herbs
(Penn State) A transition from wild collection of herbs to forest farming needs to occur in Appalachia to make the opaque, unstable and unjust supply chain for forest medicinal plants such as ginseng sustainable, according to a team of researchers who have studied the market for more than a decade. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - November 25, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Herbal remedies such as turmeric could interfere with breast cancer treatments
Herbal treatments such as turmeric or ginseng can stop blood from clotting as well as it should and worsen scarring, according to researchers from Nova Medical School in Portugal. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - November 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Asian ginseng found to be effective for treating MS, autoimmune diseases
(Natural News) Panax ginseng, commonly known as Asian ginseng, is an herb used in traditional medicine to treat various ailments and replenish energy. Today, Asian ginseng is taken as a supplement to improve overall health and well-being. The roots of P. ginseng are an excellent source of bioactive components, such as ginsenosides, which are believed to be... (Source:
Source: - October 2, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

The pharmacological effects and anti-cancer potential of Siberian ginseng
(Natural News) Siberian ginseng (Acanthopanax senticosus), also known as eleuthero, is a member of the Araliaceae family whose benefits and uses are similar to Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng). In traditional Chinese medicine, A. senticosus is known for its positive effects on the qi, spleen, and kidneys. Numerous research characterized the chemical components of A. senticosus and found that they possess therapeutic activities. A... (Source:
Source: - October 1, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Korean red ginseng has anti-inflammatory properties, researchers confirm
(Natural News) Korean researchers studied the anti-inflammatory properties of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer, commonly known as Korean red ginseng, as a potential treatment for inflammatory symptoms of arthritis, gastritis, and hepatitis. They focused on ginsenoside, one of its major active ingredients, which exhibited anti-inflammatory and anticancer properties. Their findings were published in The American Journal of Chinese Medicine. Korean red... (Source:
Source: - September 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Fermented red ginseng relieves side effects of colitis medication
(Natural News) Sometimes the medications that are meant to treat a certain condition can cause side effects that leave your body more vulnerable to sickness. Certain pharmaceutical drugs, for example, cause immunosuppression and colitis. Korean researchers studied the effects of Asian ginseng (red ginseng) on these side effects. Their findings were published in The American... (Source:
Source: - August 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A component of ginseng found to have anti-tumor effects against liver cancer
(Natural News) Ginseng, referred to by some as the “king of all herbs,” is a widely used herbal medicine and health supplement. Numerous benefits are associated with the use of ginseng, most notably the enhancement of male reproductive function, the improvement of general well-being, and the prevention of cancer. While different varieties of ginseng exist, each... (Source:
Source: - August 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Lifeflower ® Breviscapine and Ginseng Plus ® Panax...
Ingredients cultivated at Farlong Pharmaceutical’s proprietary 6,000-acre GAP farm in Yunnan Province, China(PRWeb July 08, 2019)Read the full story at (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
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Ashwagandha: Discover the health benefits of this popular ancient adaptogen
(Natural News) Ashwagandha is an adaptogen, a class of medicinal herbs prescribed to alleviate stress and fatigue. Also called Indian ginseng, it has recently gained immense popularity as a health supplement that helps people deal with chronic stress. Adaptogens restore and promote balance. These nonspecific herbal remedies respond to the body’s needs. If the user feels nervous, adaptogens... (Source:
Source: - June 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Poor man's ginseng found to protect against liver damage
(Natural News) Poor man’s ginseng or Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an herb that is native to South East Asia. The ancient Chinese believed that it could prolong life so they called it the “herb of immortality.” But poor man’s ginseng doesn’t just promote longevity, it also treats damaged liver. In a recent study published in The American Journal of... (Source:
Source: - May 30, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is ginseng a natural and effective remedy for cancer?
(Natural News) When you find out you have cancer, learning that the type you have is treatable can be a huge relief – until you actually go through the treatment and find out what a tough road it is. While you’re certain to be thankful for your life, it’s only natural to wish there was... (Source:
Source: - April 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Antimicrobial properties of red ginseng make it a great natural cure for acne
(Natural News) Having an acne breakout? Try red ginseng. A recent study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research reports that red ginseng (Panax ginseng) improves the symptoms of acne, making it a safe and effective natural remedy. Acne — a chronic inflammatory disease of the skin — develops when bacteria abnormally grow in hair follicles. The most... (Source:
Source: - March 21, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ashwagandha could be your next workout supplement
(Natural News) Do you want to boost your workout performance? Try ashwagandha – also known as Indian ginseng. A recent study published in the journal Nutrients revealed that supplementing with ashwagandha extract significantly enhances both upper- and lower-body strength. Carried out by researchers from the Center for Applied Health Sciences and Lindenwood University, the study looked at... (Source:
Source: - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why maca is one of the best natural remedies for fertility problems
(Natural News) You might not be familiar with maca (Lepidium meyenii) or Peruvian ginseng, but this versatile superfood has many different uses. It can even address fertility problems and boost sexual function. What is maca? Maca is a tuber native to South America and it is considered an Andean miracle food. Its roots are traditionally planted... (Source:
Source: - February 10, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mountain ginseng found to have immunostimulating, antioxidant, anticancer and anti-aging properties
(Natural News) There are many kinds of ancient Chinese medicine that are known to be effective yet still not commonly understood. One example of this is the root of mountain ginseng (Panax ginseng Meyer), which is popular for its enhanced pharmacological-like properties. Although known for its many benefits, most people do not think of it as... (Source:
Source: - February 6, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research confirm you can reduce IBS pain with ginseng
(Natural News) Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is one of the most common gastrointestinal disorders in the world. According to the International Foundation for Gastrointestinal Disorders (IFFGD), this condition affects 10 to 15 percent of the world’s population. Although the majority of these cases are considered mild, there are still a lot of individuals who suffer from... (Source:
Source: - January 29, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Nootropics, or ‘Smart Drugs,’ Are Gaining Popularity. But Should You Take Them?
The idea that a pill can supersize human intelligence is decidedly science fiction. But plenty of real-world researchers and drug-makers are working to develop nootropics: pills, supplements and other substances designed to improve various aspects of cognition. A rough translation for the word “nootropic” comes from the Greek for “to bend or shape the mind.” And already, there are dozens of over-the-counter (OTC) products—many of which are sold widely online or in stores—that claim to boost creativity, memory, decision-making or other high-level brain functions. Some of the most popular ...
Source: TIME: Health - January 23, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Markham Heid Tags: Uncategorized Drugs Source Type: news

HIV-1 people can boost their immune system with Korean red ginseng
(Natural News) Korean red ginseng (Panax ginseng) has traditionally been used as a longevity supplement. Now, researchers are reporting that it can extend the lives of people who have been infected by the deadly human immunodeficiency virus (HIV). The HIV targets the immune system. It causes the steady loss of T helper cells – which... (Source:
Source: - January 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study suggests using Korean red ginseng to naturally remedy chronic hepatitis B
(Natural News) Conventional antiviral treatments, which aim to reduce viral replication, for chronic hepatitis B cause many side effects and resistance, so researchers continue to find safer and more effective alternatives. Since ginseng has been previously reported to be effective for treating viral infections such as influenza and human immunodeficiency virus, researchers from The Catholic... (Source:
Source: - December 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Stroke patients can strengthen their brain function with ginseng
(Natural News) A study in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine has found that panaxatriol saponins (PTS), an extract derived from the Chinese ginseng (Panax notoginseng) can protect the brain from further damage after a stroke. Researchers from Nanjing University in China looked at how traditional medicine uses Chinese ginseng to treat ischemic stroke and investigated its... (Source:
Source: - December 12, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Why Chinese ginseng is good for your heart
(Natural News) Chinese ginseng (Panax notoginseng), also known simply as notoginseng, is good for your heart and there are scientific studies to prove it. Despite the similarity in their name, ginseng and Chinese ginseng are different from each other, albeit belonging to the same genus. Whereas ginseng is known for its multiple effects, including nootropic... (Source:
Source: - November 30, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Clinical study suggests using Korean red ginseng to improve semen quality in males with fertility problems
(Natural News) Korean red ginseng has traditionally been consumed to improve the healthy functions of the body. A study offered evidence that it could enhance the production of sperm, making it a potential remedy for men with varicocele-related infertility problems. Varicocele is a condition where the veins inside the scrotum become larger than usual. Similar to a... (Source:
Source: - November 21, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Desert ginseng found to protect against premature ovarian failure in menopausal women, usually caused by medical treatment
(Natural News) Menopause is a natural event in the life of a woman in which the reproductive system starts to “shut down,” when the menstruation cycle ceases. Because of the side effects that come with menopause, treatments such as hormone therapy have been created (but they also come with side effects). Likewise, premature ovarian failure... (Source:
Source: - November 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Korean ginseng prevents oxidative stress caused by work
(Natural News) People who are stressed may find relief from taking Korean ginseng. A study published in the Journal of Medicinal Food has revealed that the Korean ginseng called GINST15 can help reduce stress, mentally and physically. In the study, researchers from The Ohio State University in the U.S. found that Korean ginseng prevents damage caused... (Source:
Source: - November 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A natural treatment for colitis: Red ginseng powder fermented with probiotics
(Natural News) The anti-inflammatory properties of red ginseng (Panax ginseng) have been documented in many studies. So have the beneficial activities of fermented foods loaded with probiotic bacteria that improve gut health. Korean researchers reported that fermenting red ginseng and adding probiotics to it made it a very effective means of remedying the inflammation caused... (Source:
Source: - October 19, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Exercising too hard? Prevent heart damage with ginseng and red sage
(Natural News) Hard exercise is rough on the muscles, even if you’ve prepared for it ahead of time. A sudden bout of eccentric exertion can cause arterial stiffening for days on end. However, the results of a Taiwanese study indicate that you can speed up your recovery from vascular stiffening by taking ginseng and red sage... (Source:
Source: - October 16, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Pine pollen: Hidden health benefits revealed
(Natural News) Pine pollen has only recently gained steam in the west, thanks largely to books published by renowned herbalist and author Stephen Buhner. “Pine pollen given its potency, its similarity to ginseng in some of its actions, and its status as, perhaps, the premier phytoantrogen on the planet, should have been recognized long before... (Source:
Source: - October 7, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Chinese ginseng can be used to treat acute pancreatitis
(Natural News) Acute pancreatitis can be treated with Chinese ginseng (Panax notoginseng) according to a study published in the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine. Researchers from Kunming Medical University and its affiliated hospitals in Kunming, China looked at the protective effects of Chinese ginseng extracts against acute pancreatitis. In conducting the study, they first... (Source:
Source: - September 25, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Manage your cholesterol levels naturally with this Chinese herbal pill
(Natural News) A study published in BMC Complementary and Alternative has identified two active ingredients in the Danqi pill – prescribed in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for heart disease – which can help improve metabolism and cholesterol levels. Researchers from the Beijing University of Chinese Medicine indicate that salvianolic acids, as well as saponins from Chinese ginseng... (Source:
Source: - September 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Will ginseng pills help my love life?
I AM 90 and have recently met a 70-year-old widow. We would like to start a physical relationship but I cannot get an erection. I sent off for some supplements which I hoped might help . (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - August 14, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Beat depression with ginseng
(Natural News) Taking ginseng extracts may help alleviate depression associated with alcoholism, a study published in Nutrients revealed. As part of the study, a team of researchers at the Chulalongkorn University and Kaen University in Thailand examined 12 groups of laboratory mice comprised of eight members each. Six groups were fed with a normal diet, while... (Source:
Source: - July 31, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

New Human Clinical Study on ActiGin ® Supplementation Supports...
A human clinical study recently published in the Journal of Ginseng Research investigated supplementation of a dietary ingredient and its effects on endurance and aging. The findings demonstrate...(PRWeb July 11, 2018)Read the full story at (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - July 11, 2018 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Drink more black ginseng tea to prevent diabetes
(Natural News) Ginseng, a herb that’s been used in many traditional systems of medicine in Asia, can improve abnormally high levels of glucose, as well as blood cholesterol, to effectively regulate – or even prevent – Type 2 diabetes, according to a study by researchers from South Korea. In particular, researchers identified black ginseng, a... (Source:
Source: - July 8, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Black ginseng shown to have anti-diabetic clinical applications
(Natural News) Black ginseng, a ginseng derivative (Panax ginseng C.A.Mey.) that has been repeatedly steamed and dried, is known to have biological and pharmacological activities. In the journal BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine, a study has established its potential use in functional food and drugs, based on its distinct physicochemical properties and biological activity. Researchers compared the... (Source:
Source: - July 4, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Ashwagandha, or Indian ginseng, found to manage and prevent arthritis of the knee
(Natural News) Ashwagandha was proven to be effective for managing and treating arthritis of the knee, according to a study published in the Journal of Ayurveda and Integrative Medicine. The study was carried out by researchers from Nizam’s Institute of Medical Sciences (NIMS) looked at the efficacy and tolerability of the combination of the root and... (Source:
Source: - June 2, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

What Are Adaptogens and Why Are People Taking Them?
Adaptogens are a buzzword in the wellness world, popping up everywhere from juice bars to lifestyle blogs. But what are adaptogenic herbs, exactly? Here’s what you need to know. What are adaptogens? Adaptogens are non-toxic plants that are marketed as helping the body resist stressors of all kinds, whether physical, chemical or biological. These herbs and roots have been used for centuries in Chinese and Ayurvedic healing traditions, but they’re having a renaissance today. Some, like holy basil, can be eaten as part of a meal, and some are consumed as supplements or brewed into teas. Each one claims to do somet...
Source: TIME: Health - February 28, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Jamie Ducharme Tags: Uncategorized Diet/Nutrition healthytime onetime Source Type: news

Herbal Supplements May Be Dangerous When You Take Certain Prescription Drugs
A number of common herbal supplements, including green tea and Ginkgo biloba, can interact with prescription medications, according to a new research review published in the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology. These interactions can make drugs less effective—and may even be dangerous or deadly. Doctors know that herbs can affect medication regimens, wrote the researchers, from the South African Medical Research Council, in their new paper. But because people often don’t disclose to their healthcare providers what over-the-counter drugs and supplements they’re taking, it’s difficult for scienti...
Source: TIME: Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Amanda MacMillan Tags: Uncategorized are herbal supplements safe are supplements safe drug interactions drug side effects green tea healthytime herbal drugs medicine onetime supplement safety warfarin Source Type: news

Health risk of herbal pills interacting with other drugs
Herbal treatments such as St John ’s wort, ginseng and chamomile are taken by an estimated one in four UK adults who buy them, without a prescription, at health food shops or online. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - January 24, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Mixing herbal remedies and conventional drugs 'could be harmful'
Alternative treatments could alter effects of prescription medication, warn researchersHerbal remedies such as St John ’s wort, ginseng and ginkgo biloba could have harmful interactions with conventional drugs, scientists have warned.In an extensive review of the medical literature, the team uncovered dozens of cases in which alternative treatments appeared to have altered the effects of prescription medication, either diluting it, making it more potent or causing potentially dangerous side effects.Continue reading... (Source: Guardian Unlimited Science)
Source: Guardian Unlimited Science - January 24, 2018 Category: Science Authors: Hannah Devlin Science correspondent Tags: Medical research Alternative medicine Health & wellbeing Science Source Type: news

What is Ginseng?
Ginseng is a slow growing herb which consists of a light colored root a single stalk and long oval green leaves Ginseng contains complex carbohydrates called saponins or ginsengsines (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - December 21, 2017 Category: Disability Tags: Herbalism Source Type: news

Manage the menopause naturally without HRT
This article helps you identify some simple changes you can make almost immediately which will help you manage the menopause naturally. Hot flushes and night sweats are common symptoms. Eighty percent of menopausal women experience them. Many women feel embarrassed about hot flushes, but it’s not as obvious to everyone else as it may seem to you! Symptoms can be reduced by eating lots of plant foods, especially those rich in phytoestrogens, which help to rebalance your hormones naturally. Phytoestrogens are found in abundance in soya products, legumes, and in brassica vegetables, such as cauliflower, broccoli, Brusse...
Source: The Hysterectomy Association - November 20, 2017 Category: OBGYN Authors: Susie Kearley Tags: Alternatives to HRT healthy diet menopause Source Type: news

Godly gift for arthritis pain
Big Pharma is at it again… Creating and selling a drug that causes thousands of heart attacks and strokes each year. In 2015, the FDA asked drug makers to strengthen their warning labels. Since then, most have listed their dangerous side effects on the bottle. But one manufacturer thought they didn’t have to warn people about their dangerous drug. They marketed their product as a “unique” breakthrough. They even published studies promising it was “safe for long-term use.” 1 The drug is a 7-year-old arthritis drug called Actemra. It’s made by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Roche....
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 5, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Anti-Aging Source Type: news

The cancer-stress connection
It’s no secret that stress can be deadly. It weakens your immune system… It increases your risk of heart disease… But new research shows that stress can be particularly deadly for people with cancer. A recent study in Australia found that stress allows cancer to spread six times faster. Aussie researchers tracked breast cancer cells in mice. They tagged the cancer cells with a fluorescent marker. Then they used state-of-the-art imaging to see tumor cells that had spread into the lymph system.1 What they saw was remarkable… The images showed that stress increases the number and size of lymph ...
Source: Al Sears, MD Natural Remedies - October 4, 2017 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Al Sears Tags: Cancer Health heart disease immune system stress Source Type: news

‘Hallelujah.’ Family of Holly Bobo Thanks God After Guilty Verdict in Murder Case
(SAVANNAH, Tenn.) — It was a prayer circle 6 ½ years in the making. Shortly after a man was convicted of kidnapping and killing Tennessee nursing student Holly Bobo, her family and friends held hands, closed their eyes and thanked God for the guilty verdict. Family pastor Don Franks spoke softly as those who loved Bobo wept. He told them they will see Holly again. “She’s waiting on the other side,” Franks said. The group then said “hallelujah.” After a tense, 11-day trial, a jury in Savannah, Tennessee, found Zachary Adams guilty Friday of kidnapping, raping and murdering Bobo. Sh...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - September 23, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adrian Sainz / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime holly bobo Source Type: news

Ginseng extracts found to prevent obesity
(Natural News) Obesity is one of the biggest public health issues the world is facing today, and it’s a contributing factor to many deadly illnesses like diabetes, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. Ginseng has been the subject of an increasing number of studies in recent years as a potential treatment for this challenging and complex problem.... (Source:
Source: - September 15, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

‘Dark, Dark World.’ Prosecutor Says Suspect Bragged About Holly Bobo’s Murder
(SAVANNAH, Tenn.) — A man who lived in the “dark, dark world” of methamphetamine and morphine abducted a Tennessee nursing student from her rural home in 2011, then drugged, raped and shot her before discarding her body and bragging about it, a prosecutor said Monday. Paul Hagerman made the statements during opening arguments in the trial of Zachary Adams in Savannah, Tennessee. Adams, 33, has pleaded not guilty to kidnapping, raping and killing Holly Bobo, who was 20 when she disappeared from her home in Parsons, Tennessee, on April 13, 2011. Her remains were found 3 ½ years later near her home in...
Source: Top Science and Health Stories - September 12, 2017 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: Adrian Sainz / AP Tags: Uncategorized APW Crime holly bobo onetime Source Type: news

Land purchase pushes ginseng grower into Albany region
The company now owns 600 acres in New York. (Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: Health Care:Physician Practices headlines - August 31, 2017 Category: American Health Authors: Robin K. Cooper Source Type: news

Ginseng and Chinese herbal medicines could be the key to curing dementia
Ginseng and other herbal medicines used in China at least 1,650 years ago could hold the key to finding a cure for dementia. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - September 26, 2016 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Effects of aqueous extracts from Panax ginseng and Hippophae rhamnoides on acute alcohol intoxication: an experimental study using mouse model - Wen DC, Hu XY, Wang YY, Luo JX, Lin W, Jia LY, Gong XY.
ETHNOPHARMACOLOGICAL RELEVANCE: Acute alcohol intoxication(AAI) is a frequent emergency, but therapeutic drugs with superior efficacy and safety are lacking. Panax ginseng(PG) and Hippophae rhamnoides (HR) respectively has a wide application as a complemen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news