What You Need to Know
Ginseng has been researched thoroughly and may not have any adverse side effects. Those who have been diagnosed with prediabetes, Type I or II diabetes should consult with their doctor before proceeding with this herb as it may cause blood sugar levels to drop too low.
Doses taken between 200-400mg seem to offer the most benefit when attempting to lower levels of inflammation. Start off with a lower dose and monitor how you feel.
Ginsenosides, also called ginseng saponins, are the active compounds in ginseng. When reviewing a supplement label, try to find a product that contains a minimum of 5% ginsenosides.
Due to the mass production of this herb, review the supplement label and look for an organic and non-GMO certification to ensure there is no contamination of pesticide, herbicide or other chemical derivative, which may lead to increases in inflammation.
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Why would you take Ginseng?
American ginseng is recommended to support relaxation. If you experience anxiety, high stress or trouble sleeping, this form may be able to help.
Korean ginseng is recommended to support energy, focus and immunity. This is a great choice during the winter when people tend to get sick more often or to boost energy throughout the day and or during exercise.
Is it worth your money?
Korean ginseng is worth it due to the immense amount of research supporting its benefits. It typically is the more expensive form of ginseng, and for good reason.
Who is best for?
Ginseng is best for men and women who are in good health looking to support minor conditions with regard to anxiety, energy, sleep and improving brain and immune function.
Consult with your doctor if you have any preexisting conditions or are considering ginseng for your child.