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: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - 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 https://www.prweb.com/releases/2018/07/prweb15619720.htm (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: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - 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: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - 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: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - 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

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: TIME.com: 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: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - 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: TIME.com: 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: bizjournals.com Health Care:Physician Practices headlines)
Source: bizjournals.com 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

FDA Advises Not to Use Ginseng Kianpi Pil: AttorneyOne Monitors and...
On October 31, FDA notified consumers not to purchase or use Ginseng Kianpi Pil because it contains an undeclared corticosteroid and an antihistamine. In light of this news, AttorneyOne, a recognized...(PRWeb November 04, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/11/prweb12298800.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - November 5, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha, Withania, Indian Ginseng, Winter Cherry)
Title: Withania somnifera (Ashwagandha, Withania, Indian Ginseng, Winter Cherry)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 6/16/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Medications General)
Source: MedicineNet Medications General - June 16, 2014 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

ANH-Intl News Alerts: Week 17, 2014
Fracking, Big Pharma drug deals, ginseng, pesticides on fruit, GM labeling, and vitamin b12 campaign (Source: Alliance for Natural Health)
Source: Alliance for Natural Health - April 30, 2014 Category: Complementary Medicine Authors: Sophie Tags: big pharma drug deals drugs europe fracking fruit ginseng GM labeling international pesticides vitamin b12 campaign Source Type: news

Taking Ginseng to Prevent Flu and RSV
In a recent issue of Nutrients and an upcoming publication of the International Journal of Molecular Medicine, Sang-Moo Kang reports the beneficial effects of ginseng, a well-known herbal medicine, on human health. (Source: Disabled World)
Source: Disabled World - April 22, 2014 Category: Disability Tags: Herbal Source Type: news

Ginseng Can Treat and Prevent Influenza and RSV, Researcher Finds
Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV), a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in...(PRWeb April 21, 2014)Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/04/prweb11780739.htm (Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals)
Source: PRWeb: Medical Pharmaceuticals - April 22, 2014 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Ginseng can treat, prevent influenza, RSV, researcher finds
Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings. Seasonal influenza is a serious respiratory disease that causes annual epidemics in humans worldwide, resulting in about three to five million cases of severe illness and about 250,000 to 500,000 deaths, according to the World Health Organization. (Source: ScienceDaily Headlines)
Source: ScienceDaily Headlines - April 21, 2014 Category: Science Source Type: news

Ginseng can treat and prevent influenza and RSV, researcher finds
(Georgia State University) Ginseng can help treat and prevent influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, a respiratory virus that infects the lungs and breathing passages, according to research findings by a scientist in Georgia State University's new Institute for Biomedical Sciences. (Source: EurekAlert! - Biology)
Source: EurekAlert! - Biology - April 21, 2014 Category: Biology Source Type: news

Ginseng - Benefits of the popular Chinese root
Ginseng has strong roots in Chinese medicine. In fact, its use is traced back over 5,000 years to the mountains in Manchuria, where it was incorporated into traditional medical practices. Emperors reportedly used ginseng to treat illnesses and as a primary ingredient... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - November 20, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Natural News Store launches Ginseng Synergy, a harmonious blend of six ginseng varieties from across the globe
Today we're announcing what I consider to be a breakthrough immunomodulating, adaptogenic tincture that's now available for the very first time. Ginseng Synergy combines six carefully selected ginseng varieties from around the globe into an unprecedented formula for... (Source: NaturalNews.com)
Source: NaturalNews.com - October 29, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Wisconsin Ginseng to Improve Cancer-Related FatigueWisconsin Ginseng to Improve Cancer-Related Fatigue
Will ginseng really give back the 'zing' to cancer patients suffering from fatigue? Journal of the National Cancer Institute (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - September 27, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ginseng supplements linked to less cancer fatigue
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients and survivors who felt tired or sluggish reported feeling noticeably better after taking ginseng supplements for two months, in a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - August 15, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

Ginseng Supplements Linked to Less Cancer FatigueGinseng Supplements Linked to Less Cancer Fatigue
Cancer patients and survivors who felt tired or sluggish reported feeling noticeably better after taking ginseng supplements for two months, in a new study. Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Hematology-Oncology News Source Type: news

Ginseng supplements linked to less cancer fatigue
NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Cancer patients and survivors who felt tired or sluggish reported feeling noticeably better after taking ginseng supplements for two months, in a new study. (Source: Reuters: Health)
Source: Reuters: Health - July 24, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: healthNews Source Type: news

What Is Ginseng? What Is Ginseng Used For?
Ginseng is any of eleven different species of short slow growing perennial plants with fleshy roots. Ginseng plants belong to the genus "Panax" and the family "Araliaceae". The herbs consist of a light-colored, forked-shaped root, a relatively long stalk and green leaves with an oval shape. Ginseng is believed to restore and enhance normal well-being, and is currently one of the most widely bought herbal supplements. Both American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius, L.) and Asian ginseng (P... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - July 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Complementary Medicine / Alternative Medicine Source Type: news

Korean Ginseng Berry Extract Effect on Sexual Function in EDKorean Ginseng Berry Extract Effect on Sexual Function in ED
Can Korean ginseng berry extract effectively improve sexual function in men with ED? International Journal of Impotence Research (Source: Medscape Urology Headlines)
Source: Medscape Urology Headlines - May 6, 2013 Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: Urology Journal Article Source Type: news

Ginseng Might Boost Brain Power, but Evidence Is Weak
12/07/2010, Cochrane Library, Many people believe that the popular herb ginseng can improve thinking ability and prevent or even treat dementia. However, a comprehensive review of research failed to find convincing evidence of these benefits. (Source: Health Behavior News Service)
Source: Health Behavior News Service - February 6, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

NHS Choices assessment of press reports about ginseng being 'new Viagra'
Source: NHS Choices Area: News NHS Choices has conducted an assessment of a press report in the Daily Mail about ginseng being the 'new Viagra.'   The headline was based on an 8 week RCT which compared two groups of 59 men with mild-to-moderate erectile dysfunction, who were assigned to a ginseng extract pill or a placebo pill. The study reported that ginseng did not improve sexual dysfunction more than placebo across the vast majority of areas tested; the only exception was ejaculation function, which was statistically better than placebo, but the improvement was still very modest. The study was published in the...
Source: NeLM - News - January 11, 2013 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Claims ginseng is 'new Viagra' just don’t stand up
Conclusion This randomised control trial comparing 59 men taking ginseng extract pills to 59 men taking placebo pills for eight weeks found that ginseng did not improve sexual dysfunction more than placebo across a range of areas (erectile function, intercourse satisfaction, orgasmic function, sexual desire and overall sexual satisfaction). Those taking ginseng showed a small but significant improvement in erectile dysfunction score compared to those on a placebo dummy pill. The research authors’ conclusions put an overly positive spin on the results of this well designed study. They concluded that “oral admini...
Source: NHS News Feed - January 9, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Medication Source Type: news

Herbal alternative to Viagra discovered
A tablet made from the herbal remedy ginseng really can perk up a man's love life, new research shows. (Source: Telegraph Health)
Source: Telegraph Health - January 8, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: ginseng Source Type: news