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Ginseng is one herb that is used worldwide with the millions of users and mainly consumed in a form of different supplements. Even though, there are many verities of Ginseng, Panax ginseng that is a native to China and Korea, is considered the best in therapeutic value. Word “Panax” actually means to cure. Talking about Korean Ginseng, the Red Ginseng is one highly potent variety. It’s around six times more potent compared to other counterparts. Let us look at some amazing red ginseng benefits and more.

Healthy Estrogen Levels and Hormonal Balance:

Use of Red Ginseng will help to regain youthfulness and vitality. It will provide complete relief to menopausal & postmenopausal women. This is also quoted as the “Herb for life”, because of its amazing effects on the hormonal imbalance. Women may experience the estrogen hormone deficiency irrespective of the age, in their teens or twenties.

Fast Weight Loss:

The faulty energy metabolism will result in obesity. The proper balance in your energy metabolism will reduce chances of your obesity permanently. Red Ginseng will provide this balance. Ginsenosides (main ingredient of KRG) will act at the molecular level to increase metabolism, limit the fat tissue formation and reduce the abnormal food cravings. Thus, calories are burnt much faster to initiate the fast weight loss.

Strong Nervous System and Stress Reduction:

KRG also act as the powerful brain stimulant will sooth symptoms of anxiety, mood and stress disorders with the solid anti-stress elements. It is known to strengthen your brain performance and functionality. People who are suffering from mood and stress disorders must take 200 mg to 400 mg drug dosage for eight days respectively.

Anti-Diabetic, Anti-Cancer and Anti-inflammatory:

The clinical trials suggest that KRG will enhance cell growth and immunity system. Both the properties are very important for the patients who are suffering from the anti-inflammatory disorders (such as osteoporosis and arthritis) and diabetes. This herb will act as the anti-diabetic agent just by having high influence on the glycemic and the vascular health in diabetes’ type-2 patients.

Side effects

There are also some red ginseng side effects that we need to be aware of and not all effects are known. Even though ginseng is been considered as highly safe, following side effects are reported:

  • Sleep problems
  • Headaches
  • Changes to blood sugar and blood pressure
  • Digestive problems
  • Nervousness
  • Irritability
  • Severe skin reaction
  • Blurred vision
  • Diarrhea
  • Edema
  • Dizziness
  • Bleeding
  • Decreased heart rate
  • Dry mouth
  • Delirium
  • Convulsions & seizures


Doctors may advise not to mix ginseng with the class of antidepressants named monoamine oxidase inhibitors. Taking these antidepressants simultaneously as ginseng will cause tremors and manic episodes. Ginseng will alter effects of diabetes, blood pressure, and heart medications, which includes calcium channel blockers like nifedipine. Do not mix ginseng or heart medications without consulting your doctor first. This herb also can increase risk of bleeding if taken with any blood thinners, like warfarin and aspirin.