GINSENG (Panax ginseng) – loose root herb

GinsengThe herbs consist of a light-coloured, forked-shaped root.

Traditional therapeutic use

  • Increase concentration.
  • Improves reflexes.
  • Better endurance.
  • Lowers cholesterol.
  • Stimulates lymphatic metabolism.
  • Detoxifies the body.
  • Lowers blood sugar levels.
  • Strengthens the immune and reproductive systems.

Possible side effects & interactions

Ask a doctor, pharmacist, or other healthcare providers if it is safe for you to use this product if you have: diabetes; hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis or uterine fibroids; insomnia; a mental disorder such as schizophrenia; or an upcoming surgery.

Ginseng is considered likely unsafe to use during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Common side effects may include diarrhoea; insomnia; headache; rapid heartbeat; changes in blood pressure; breast tenderness and vaginal bleeding.

Our plants are harvested during particular seasons, times of the day and according to the lunar calendar to ensure the plants or parts of it have the highest nutritional value. For example, roots are picked on a waning moon. Once harvested, they are packaged by hand because we try to avoid using metal equipment and utensils that could reduce the beneficial properties of the plant.

Because these products do contain active ingredients, please ensure that you do not exceed the recommended doses and if in any doubt, or if you experience any side effects – however slight – please consult your doctor or healthcare professional.

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