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10 Astounding Benefits of Korean Ginseng for Your Mind and Body

Meagan Chabert
Aug 17, 2017 · 5 min read

Nature is full of medicinal herbs and plants with remarkable natural health benefits. Among them Korean ginseng is known as “the king of herbs” with astounding healing properties. Korean ginseng (also called Asian ginseng or Panax ginseng) is a traditional Asian herb renowned around the world for its potential to prolong life, promote health and body vigor, and treat many health issues like ulcers, stress, nervousness, vomiting, tumors, nausea, internal degeneration, inflammations, aging, fatigue, diabetes, and depression. In fact, although most herbs only treat one ailment, Korean red ginseng has so many applications for health that its scientific name is designated “Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer” — because the latin word “Panax” means, “a cure all.” The health effects of ginseng are most highly associated with ginseng root extracts from roots verified as having been grown for 6 years (when ginseng plants are fully mature).

Consumers of ginseng are advised to look for “6-years-grown” certified ginseng products, as younger ginseng roots typically do not offer the same healing effects, due to how the root produces and stores phyto-molecules, called ginsenoside saponins, unique to the ginseng plant over each season of growth. Panax ginseng grown in Korea is naturally thicker and more full of nutrients and generally represents a higher quality product. “Red” ginseng is made by naturally steaming and drying newly harvested fresh white ginseng, locking in these molecules for later absorption by the human body, where the nutrients would normally degrade in white ginseng over time. Therefore, of all the kinds of Asian panax ginseng, 6-years-grown Korean red ginseng is the most powerful ginseng and preferred for its functional health purposes and often sells at higher prices by quality manufacturers.

Korean ginseng offers significant benefits not only to your physical health, but also to your mental health.

Here are some of the most remarkable benefits of this herbal medicine for your mind and body:

1. Combats Viral Infections

2. Reduces Cholesterol and Blood Sugar

3. Slows Down Aging

4. Protects from Cancer

5. Enhances Strength, Endurance, and Energy

6. Lowers Stress

7. Improves Mental Performance and Memory

8. Boosts Mental Well-Being and Mood

9. Helps in Kicking the Habit

10. Improves Sexual Function

Korean ginseng is loaded with benefits for your mind and body. You can reap the benefits of this extraordinary herb and feel the improvement in your overall health.

Want to know more about Korean ginseng? Share your doubts and questions in the comments section below. We will be happy to answer your questions!

Meagan Chabert

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Hi, I’m Meagan and I like to travel and read books. I’m also an avid blogger and write on health-related topics for blogs.

Meagan Chabert

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Hi, I’m Meagan and I like to travel and read books. I’m also an avid blogger and write on health-related topics for blogs.

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