Increased Energy and Focus - Ginseng supplementation has been shown to improve alertness and brain health. It does this by increasing actoprotectors, which are the body’s adaptogens used to prepare the body for physical and mental performance, while reducing oxygen consumption which can cause fatigue.
Improved Heart Health and Antioxidant Capacit y - Ginsenosides exhibit antioxidant properties which can help prevent
cardiovascular disease (CVD) by inhibiting reactive oxygen species, stimulating nitric oxide production, improved blood circulation and regulation of blood cholesterols.
Erectile Dysfunction - subjects showed better erectile function and sexual desire compared to a control group. This suggests that the consumption may defend males from sexual behaviour disorders caused by stress.
Diabetes - ginsenoside has the ability to help decrease high blood glucose and streptozotocin levels, both causes of diabetes. Streptozotocin is a chemical which is toxic to ꞵ-cells responsible for insulin production in the pancreas.
Immune System - ginseng root has the ability to revive cellular immune response after it has been decreased by mitomycin, it also helps increase the activity of cellular immunity of white blood cells, responsible for fighting infections.
Weight Loss - ginseng consumption can be linked to weight loss however the research on this is inconsistent, as any weight loss
experienced was attributed to the increased energy output by individuals