We have added Korean Ginseng in our B-complex. Korean Ginseng is known for its many healthy properties. Below we present 5 great facts about Ginseng. If you feel tempted to try out our supplement containing Korean Ginseng, you can purchase our B-complex here (also referred to as Panax Ginseng).
Korean Ginseng was discovered over 5000 years ago. In addition to be used as food, the root was used as medicine because of its strength-giving attributes. To this day, Ginseng is a popular herbal remedy all over the world.
(Korean) Ginseng can be used …
- To boost energy levels
One thing Ginseng is extremely famous for is its ability to maintain and improve natural energy. Unlike coffee, Ginseng contains no caffeine. Our bodies contain an infinite amount of cells. Some of the cell’s greatest task is to produce the energy molecule called ATP. If our bodies do not produce enough ATP, we feel tired and exhausted. Ginseng assists the cells in the ATP production.
- To reduce inflammation or swelling
Ginseng is widely consumed by athletes because of its anti-inflammatory effects. Inflammation is a type of soreness, which makes your body sore, red or swelled. It might be that you often feel sore after a tough workout. If this is the case, you should definitely consider Ginseng as supplement to your diet.
- To control your weight
Recent studies have shown that Ginseng can be used for weight loss programs for several reasons. First, Ginseng makes us more active, which obviously make us burn more calories. Furthermore, Ginseng boosts our metabolism, as it contributes to control and regulate our blood glucose levels. If our level of blood glucose is to low, we might feel fatigued and tired. A high level of blood glucose can damage our kidney in the long run. Athletes are known to have low blood glucose levels, which can keep them out of the game!
- To relieve stress
Clinical studies have confirmed that Ginseng can reduce feelings of stress. It does so by supporting blood circulation as well as our immune system. It is indeed important not to be stressed in a tough and demanding daily life!
- To boost memory
A small study found that Ginseng increases mental performance as well as concentration. The study is supported by several reviews online, where users of Ginseng have experienced how their mental performance increases after the use of Ginseng. What are you waiting for?
If you have a lot of energy, but no motivation to use it, consider reading our blog entry: “An Honest Entry on How to Regain Motivation.” You can read it here
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