5 Benefits of Korean Red Ginseng

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Benefits Korean Red Ginseng

A slow growing perennial plant with flesh roots, Ginseng was traditionally used for a number of medical conditions. The Asian ginseng is considered as more stimulating than the American variety. Recent research suggests that ginseng may boost immune system; red Korean ginseng in particular has shown to help with erectile dysfunction. The red ginseng has to be at least five years old before it can be used. “The dried but unprocessed root is called white ginseng while the root that has been steamed and dried is called red ginseng.”
Here we have compiled 5 benefits of Korean Red Ginseng:
• Increase Energy
In the east, it was traditionally used for its strength-giving and rejuvenating powers. Herbalists used it to treat a variety of complaints as a consequence of low energy levels such as fatigue, headaches and low stamina. Korean red ginseng has shown to help alleviate headaches and increase your resistance stress and fatigue
• May help impotence
A study published in The Journal of Urology, evaluated the efficacy of Korean red ginseng for erectile dysfunction. The study showed that Korean red ginseng could be used as an effective alternative for treating erectile dysfunction.
• Improve Heart health
The herb is used in the treatment of various heart related conditions, especially to regulate blood pressure levels and improve overall cardiovascular health. Korean red ginseng is also used as a tranquilizer which has the ability to regulate heart rate.
• Healthy joints
Korean red ginseng is also known for its anti-inflammatory properties and is often used for conditions such as arthritis. A study found that the extract of Korean red ginseng has a profound inhibitory effect on Rheumatoid arthritis and that the study could soon be applied to humans.
• Treat Diabetes
It has shown to reduce cortisol levels (the stress hormone) thus, preventing diabetes, hypertension and high cholesterol. Due to its antioxidant properties, it helps in regulating LDL cholesterol and boosts HDL cholesterol levels. It has also shown to regulate blood sugar levels, consequently minimizing the risk of cardiovascular diseases.

References:
https://www.livestrong.com/article/88211-benefits-korean-ginseng-tea/
https://www.hindawi.com/journals/mi/2014/351856/
https://www.healthline.com/health/erectile-dysfunction/korean-red-ginseng#korean-red-ginseng\
http://www.jurology.com/article/S0022-5347(05)64298-X/abstract

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