KOREAN RED GINSENG
Korean Ginseng is any one of eleven distinct species of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, belonging to the Panax genus family. It grows in the northern hemisphere in eastern Asia mostly northern China, Korea, and eastern Siberia, typically in cooler climates.Although it grows in other countries as well, it is widely cultivated in Korea where the climate and soil produce the world’s finest. The main active ingredients of Korean ginseng are ginsenosides. These steroid-like phytochemicals have adaptogenic properties, which give ginseng property to counter the effects of stress. Ginsenosides increase protein synthesis and activity of neurotransmitters in the brain. Ginseng has also been known to stimulate the formation of blood vessel and improves blood circulation in the brain and can improve memory.
Korean ginseng contains steroids such as panaxtriol. The steroids are remarkably similar in structure to anabolic steroids found naturally in our body. This makes Korean ginseng ideal for athletes and body builders looking for a natural alternative to anabolic steroid. Korean ginseng is also used by women for treatment of post menopausal symptoms. The ginseng root has been used for 7000 years making it the longest used herb in Chinese medicine.