If the Asian ginseng is too
potent for you, then American ginseng may suit you better as it is milder.
It is believed that
American ginseng may lessen the pain of childbirth and give more energy to the elderly.
The active ingredients of American ginseng are thought to calm the stomach and the brain
and act as a mild stimulant to vital organs.
Both American and Asian
ginseng are recommended as beneficial treatments for the elderly.
How It May Benefit
anxiety, breast soreness, or skin rashes may develop.
If you experience asthma
attacks, increased blood pressure, heart palpitations, or postmenopausal uterine bleeding
stop taking ginseng and call your doctor.
Herbs should only be used under the supervision of an experienced
herbalist or naturopath experienced in herbs.
Ginseng is available as
fresh or dried root, root powder, capsules, tablets, prepared tea, freeze-dried root.