Panax Ginseng Extract
Orally, Panax ginseng is used as a so-called "adaptogen" for increasing resistance to
environmental stress and as a general tonic for improving well-being. It is also used
for stimulating immune function, improving physical and athletic stamina, improving
cognitive function, concentration, memory, and work efficiency. It is also used orally
for depression, anxiety, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS), Pseudomonas infection in
cystic fibrosis, chronic bronchitis, breast cancer, ovarian cancer, liver cancer, lung
cancer, and skin cancer. Panax ginseng is also used orally for anemia, diabetes,
gastritis, neurasthenia, erectile dysfunction, impotence and male fertility, fever,
hangover, and asthma. It is also used orally for bleeding disorders, loss of appetite,
vomiting, colitis, dysentery, cancer, insomnia, neuralgia, rheumatism, dizziness,
headache, convulsions, disorders of pregnancy and childbirth, hot flashes due to
menopause, and to slow the aging process.
Topically, Panax ginseng is used as part of a multi-ingredient preparation for treating
In manufacturing, Panax ginseng is used to make soaps, cosmetics, and as a flavoring
Ginseng saponins, major active ingredients of ginseng root, produce multiple pharmacological responses, including reversible blocking of Na channels. Ginseng is considered an adaptogenic herb - which help the body adapt to stresses of various kinds. It contributes to wrinkle reduction.