Ginseng’s name comes from the Chinese name RenShen or “man root” because the mature root of wild ginseng was said to resemble a human body with four limbs. Ginseng is available in many forms: whole root, root powder (white ginseng), steamed root powder (red ginseng),After the original white roots are harvested, sorted by size and cleaned, they are exposed to hot air flow at 120 to 130 ° C. As a result, the roots turn reddish and their surface becomes firm and glassy,only ginseng roots that had ripened for at least six years could be processed into red ginseng ,while the processing of white ginseng usually already starts in the 3rd or 4th year of growth, which has an impact on the quality and effectiveness of the products. That’s because Korean Red Ginseng takes that long to grow and unlock its maximum strength and optimal amount of ginseng saponins.
One of the most commonly used and researched of the ginsengs is Panax ginseng, also called Asianor Korean ginseng. , has been an important herbal remedy in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, where it has been used primarily to overcome weakness and fatigue. The main active components of Panax ginseng are ginsenosides.Which have been shown to have a variety of beneficial effects, anti-inflammatory and antioxidant effects. Results of clinical researches demonstrate that Panax ginseng may improve immune function. Ginseng could help improve the human cognitive performance, a number of trials showing that ginseng may have demonstrated consistent improvements in the accuracy of memory task performance
Ginseng is popularly referred to asadaptogens(tonic), is a substance that can assist an organism in overcoming various types of stress, physical and biological stress and builds up general vitality, promoting the physical and mental capacity for work, help to boost the sexual function for men and restore homeostasis.
Ginseng is used also as ergogenic aids, defined as mechanical, nutritional, pharmacological, physiological and psychological tools that athletes use to increase energy, performance and recovery