Ginseng: benefits, uses, contraindications in less than 5 minutes!
You find in this video and in this article:
- The main constituents of ginseng
- Ginseng utizations
- Ginseng interactions
- Recommendations concerning the consumption of ginseng in pregnant women, the breastfeeding and the children
For Start, know that ginseng is mainly cultivated in China and Korea, other countries such as Japan, Russia and Canada also cultivate this plant to the many virtues.
Ginseng is rich in carbohydrates, in amino acids (molecules entering the composition of proteins) as well as in vitamins of the group B.
The particularity of this plant is that it is compound of substances called ginsenosides. These molecules have properties adaptogens, that is to say that they help the organization to face attacks and to imbalancessuch as colds or flu.
Ginseng is often used To fight against fatigue physical and intellectual, limit the difficulties of concentration and Stress, strengthen immune defenses and optimize convalescence after an operation or illness.
This plant can also be advised in traditional medicine for rebalanced blood sugar (blood sugar level) in people who suffer from Type 2 diabetes. This function of ginseng is not yet unanimous within the authorities loaded health worldwide.
Ginseng can be used in the form of dry root powders in capsules, tablets or in herbal tea.
Ginseng consumption can range from 0.5 g to 2 g of dried root powder per day. If you want to consume ginseng in this form, very attention to its quality and its origin, because the quantities of active substances vary with the quality of ginseng.
I draw your attention to the fact that the Ginseng cure should not exceed 3 months. It is best to take it in the morning to avoid the risk insomnia.
If you ever suffer fromhigh blood pressure, avoid taking ginseng without the advice of your doctor, car he could drive an increase in blood pressure. He can also interact with certain drugs such as anticoagulants(Coumadine,Warfarine).
Likewise, if you suffer from diabetes, ginseng could drive A decrease in blood sugar (blood glucose rate) and increase the hypoglycaemant effect (reduction in blood sugar) of certain drugs.
Ginseng's taking is not recommended In pregnant women, the breastfeeding woman and children under the age of 18.
Also note that a significant consumption of ginseng can cause palpitations, an increase in blood pressure, diarrhea, nervousness, irritability and insomnia.
I draw your attention to the fact that having coffee, tea or drinks based on caffeinewith ginseng can increase nervousness, insomnia and palpitations .. It is therefore preferable to avoid these drinks during your ginseng cure.
Dr Noura Marrai (Doctor of Pharmacy, YouTuber Health, creator of the health well-being Pharmaquiz application),
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