Ginseng and Health
Herbaceous plant native to Manchuria spontaneous and North Korea is rich in triterpenoid saponins and glycosides, phytoestrogens, minerals, mucilage, enzymes, B vitamins, choline.
The bush is part of Oriental medicine since time immemorial. In the past, the therapeutic properties mixed with magic and transcendental attributes, giving the plant a legendary mystique that has not completely disappeared.
The anthropomorphic form of the root helped fuel the legend that was a manifestation of the spirit of the land hence the name jen-shen, a plant-man.
Describe the therapeutic properties of ginseng is very difficult, it would be easier to list what the plant is not capable of. His qualities can be summarized in two simple words: stimulating and invigorating. These two actions alone, however, act in all functions, systems and organs.
It stimulates the central nervous system, improves mental performance, memory, power concentration, speed, reflexes, decreasing the sense of mental and physical fatigue.
Tones cardiac activity by adjusting blood pressure, stimulates the metabolism and functioning of all endocrine glands, plays a role in synergy with the hypoglycemic effect of insulin, anti-anemic because it promotes blood cell production of hemoglobin.
The red ginseng, has a stimulating effect on the respiratory organs and sexual functions. Relieves and prevents the phenomena of senescence (aging senile), accelerates the healing of wounds, ulcers and wounds, heal and exerts anti-inflammatory.
The property list is impressive and is not complete, one could argue that ginseng does not cure any specific disease, but improves all, giving vitality to the body, putting it in a position to fend for himself.