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Ginseng treats fatigue: Systematic review


Research has shown that both Asian and American ginseng are promising treatments for fatigue in people with chronic illness. The systematic review, which was published in The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine, looked at the published evidence on Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) and American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius).

  • Many people who suffer from chronic illness also suffer from fatigue, which affects their everyday life.
  • One of the most widely used herbal remedies for fatigue is ginseng.
  • Ginseng is said to boost energy, physical and emotional health, and overall well-being.
  • Researchers from Mayo Clinic and Oregon Health & Science University reviewed studies on the use of Asian and American ginseng as treatments for fatigue to evaluate their safety and effectiveness.
  • The systematic review included 10 studies that met all the inclusion criteria.
  • The findings of these studies have shown that the use of ginseng is effective and has a low risk of side effects¬†for fatigue in people with¬†chronic illness.

The findings of the study suggest that both Asian and American ginseng are safe and effective treatments for fatigue in people with chronic illness.

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Journal Reference:

Arring NM, Millstine D, Marks LA, Nail LM. GINSENG AS A TREATMENT FOR FATIGUE: A SYSTEMATIC REVIEW. The Journal of Alternative and Complementary Medicine. 1 July 2018; 24(7). DOI: 10.1089/acm.2017.0361



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