The English word “ginseng” is an adaptation of the Chinese terms rénshçn, which loosely translates as man herb, because the Ginseng root forks in a shape that resembles a man’s legs.
Ginseng is highly regarded in herbal traditions as a tonic herb that both relaxes and stimulates the nervous system. Using the dried and powdered root, traditional herbalists have added it in therapeutic doses to preparations that they have believed will help conditions which New Zealand and Australian laws prevent us from mentioning to protect you from any inference that Ch’i might be a medicine
Modern science describes the key component of Ginseng (Ginsenosides), as most likely to be adaptogens. An adaptogen is a metabolic regulator which increases the ability of an organism to adapt to environmental factors, and to avoid damage from such factors. Ginseng is one of the most highly regarded and currently investigated herbs. A range of potential benefits are being investigated for evidence to support modern use, including work at the Johns Hopkins University.
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