Korean Red Ginseng is derived from the finest quality ginseng; aged ginseng roots, which are cultivated under the most natural of conditions.
The roots are steamed for several hours and dried under a low heat, which helps to preserve its medicinal compounds. It is standardized to contain 6% ginsenoside content, the main active ingredient found in ginseng. This is higher than many other products on the market.
Also, this product contains anti-aging substances such as antioxidants and insulin-like substances that are not found in other ginseng products.
Serving Size: 2 caplets
Quantity: 100 caplets
Korean Red Ginseng root (5:1) extract 55 mg (Panax ginseng) equivalent to 275 mg of raw root, standardized to 24% Protopanaxatriol ginsenosides Rg 1, Rf, Re as Rg1 13 mg; 24% Protopanxadiol ginsenosides Rc, Rd, Rb2, Rb1 as Rb1 13 mg
Excipients: Cellulose, Dicalcium Phosphate, Modified Cellulose Gum, Vegetable Stearic Acid, Water-Soluble Cellulose, Silica, Vegetable Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene Glycol.
Drug Interactions: Avoid caffeine as it can increase the effects of ginseng. Ginseng may react adversely with: MAO Inhibitors; Anti-psychotics; Diuretics; Oral Corticosteroids; Methylphenidate (Ritalin) or other nervous system stimulants; ACE Inhibitors, Angiotensin-II-Receptor Antagonists (may increase blood pressure); Anticoagulant Drugs/Antiplatelet Drugs. It may alter the dosage of anti-diabetes drugs/oral hypoglycemic agents (ginseng may reduce blood glucose levels).
Nutrient Depletions: None known when taken as directed.
Supportive Interactions: Other herbs such as Siberian ginseng also enhance the immune system. These can be used along with this product or rotated during one week periods of rest from ginseng to help maximize its effects. Ginseng may also improve the strength of vaccines.
Warnings and Precautions: Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have high blood pressure and/or are diabetic. Do not use if pregnant or breastfeeding.
Toxicity, Adverse Reactions and Side Effects: Do not exceed recommended dosage. Very high doses of ginseng are associated with nervousness, insomnia, headaches and stomach upset. Some women may experience increased menstrual bleeding or breast tenderness when taking ginseng. If this occurs, reduce dosage or stop taking this product.
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