Ginseng could cure the worst

January 3, 2011 at 6:13 pm Leave a comment

The Chinese have always relied on natural herbs for any kind of medical issue. Although Science and Technology has struck the country in a big way there are many parts of china and infact in traditional houses they still follow certain natural ways of healing . Just like India holds value for the natural therapies of Ayurveda, the Chinese hold a lot of faith in their natural medicines and teas. Even today they believe in traditional powders and pastes to cure serious ailments.

Infact they have specific  “Teas” to cater specific needs. The one thing they have given to the world is the knowledge about Ginseng. These are perennial plants with fleshy roots that have a very strong medicinal value. The benefits of ginseng have been known to mankind for over 7000 years. It is the most famous Chinese herb with various forms of it being used for medicinal reasons. The whole root is used in powdered form and as a tea. Each plant takes over 5-6 years to grow but the roots can live for over 100 years.

There are three well known types of Ginseng namely the American Ginseng, the Siberian Ginseng and the Korean Ginseng. Ginseng holds a lot of benefit and most of the times its had in the form of teas. Ginseng is used to reduce stress, increase performance and energy levels, improve memory and boost the immune system. The Chinese use it as a prevention and as a cure.

The Siberian Ginseng

The Siberian ginseng is also known as “eleuthero”. It is made from the dried root of a plant native to China, Japan, Siberia and Korea. Its known to get one rid of fight fatigue and throw away colds and flu.Benefits of ginseng include the ability to improve energy in people that constantly exhausted.

 The Korean Ginseng

The Korean Ginseng holds benefits of Physical restoration and is a preventative tonic for health and illness, keeps your heart healthy and good circulation of blood, normalizes blood pressure, Reduces cholesterol, Lowers blood sugar and helps with the discomforts of menopause. Its the best amongst all the others.

 The American Ginseng

American ginseng contains “ginsenosides”, which are thought to fight fatigue and stress and the use of oxygen by exercising muscles. The American ginseng is not widely consumed.

 Ginseng is now gaining popularity worldwide as its benefiters are seeking the best of its kinds and they are ready to pay huge prices for it. After all there is nothing that could come between you and your health. So next time you go to china, you know what you could get back for everyone.

Entry filed under: Wellness.

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