Once the secret of
the Orient for more than 4000 years, ginseng is now used
extensively all over the world to promote stamina and
endurance and to increase energy. Ginseng is an aromatic
plant whose root contains a multitude of substances from
minerals to complex organic chemicals.
Ginseng is believed to improve the body's ability to use
oxygen. This could lead to an increase in mental and physical
Ginseng is reported to improve concentration and memory
and to help the body cope with an active modern lifestyle.
Good Health and improved performance Ginseng's actions
in the body are due to a complex interplay of constituents.
The primary group are the ginsenosides, which are believed
to increase energy, and enhance intellectual and physical
Other constituents include the panaxans, which help regulate
glycaemic output, and the polysaccharides (complex sugar
molecules), which help to support immune function.
Ginseng is believed to enhance physical and mental endurance,
increase energy, to support adrenal function, to avoid
daily energy troughs and enable the pursuit of a full
and active lifestyle.