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8 Proven Health Benefits of Ginseng

More and more health benefits are showing themselves when it comes to both fresh ginseng and white ginseng. Fresh ginseng is a plant that is known for being slow in its growth rate. It is harvested before the four year mark for fresh varieties, and between the four to six year marks for the white varieties. It has been shown to provide consumers with health benefits such as reducing inflammation with antioxidants, as well as improving brain function.

Key Takeaways:

  • A group of young, male athletes took two grams of ginseng three times per day for one week and showed less signs of inflammation.
  • Some people react adversely to vaccinations, but ginseng can help reduce the risk of troubling symptoms after vaccinations.
  • Ginseng can help raise your endurance levels by helping oxidative performance and reducing stress.

“One study followed 30 healthy people who consumed 200 mg of Panax ginseng daily for four weeks. At the end of the study, they showed improvement in mental health, social functioning and mood.”

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