Korean Ginseng FAQ

1. What is Ginseng?

Ginseng is the root of a plant that is considered an elixir in Oriental medicine. The scientific name of ginseng is Panax, which means “cure all” in Latin.  The ginseng root is shaped similar to that of a human body. Known worldwide for its general health enhancing effects on the body and mind, ginseng is a natural way of increasing the quality of human lives through the many positive effects that it provides.

2. What are the benefits of consuming ginseng products?

The main benefit of consuming ginseng products is that it has a positive effect on overall health. Intake of ginseng on a daily basis will help improve metabolism and balance the various bodily functions, bringing about harmony of the mind and body. It helps many biological functions and helps the body build resistance to various diseases by strengthening the immune system.

3. How does ginseng promote health?

The almost magical ability of ginseng to cure the body of various ailments is due to the presence of ginsenosides, which is the active ingredient in the ginseng root. Ginsenosides have been proven to have strong positive effects on human metabolism, improving vitality, mental capacity and increasing strength and stamina. Fatigue and debilitating effects of senility are negated. Ginsenosides are adaptogens, they encourage the body to adapt to biological stress naturally, and Korean ginseng is among the best sources of ginsenosides in the world.

4. What is Korean Ginseng?

Korean ginseng is a particular strain of ginseng that is cultivated in Korea and is considered the superior variety among all types of ginseng. Studies conducted on Korean ginseng have made observations stating that it improves stamina and performance as well as reflex times in older people. It has highly beneficial effects on mood and energy levels by consuming recommended amounts.

5. Why should I consume ILHWA Korean Ginseng products?

ILHWA Korean Ginseng is considered the most effective of all ginseng varieties available in the market.

Korean Ginseng contains minerals, vitamins, amino acids, essential oils and enzymes. Korean Ginseng root takes a longer time to mature and therefore contains more active ingredients than any other variety of ginseng. It contains thrice the amount of ginsenosides than any other ginseng varieties. That makes it an incredible source of nutrients for the human body.

Korean Ginseng has positive effects not only on the body but also on the mind. It improves brain activity and promotes psychological health by a mechanism that fuels and calms the mind.

6. What is the scientific, biological reason for the health benefits of Korean ginseng?

Ginsenosides are the active ingredients of Korean ginseng. They are phytochemicals that are like steroids, and possess adaptogenic properties which help the body counter stress. The glycosides present in ginseng act on the adrenal glands, preventing adrenal hypertrophy and excess corticosteroid production which is usually the natural response to stress.

Panaxtriol, a steroid contained in Korean ginseng is very similar to the anabolic steroids found naturally in the body, thus making it ideal for athletes and body builders.

Ginsenosides also increase neurotransmitter activity and protein synthesis in the brain. It improves blood circulation in the brain cells by stimulating formation of blood vessels.This, in turn, leads to better blood circulation in the brain resulting in improved memory and cognitive abilities. Ginseng is also effective in treating diabetes, infections, migraine, and reducing the side effects of radiation and chemotherapy.

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