What makes American ginseng work
American Ginseng (aka Panax Quinquefolius, North American Ginseng or NAG) is native to Canada and it has widely been used as the remedy for stress release, boost energy, mental clarity and libido, and recently as adjuvant treatment for illness such as cancer etc.
How does American ginseng work are only recently discovered by many laboratory and clinical studies and its multiple functions are contributed to the active pharmacological compounds called American ginseng ginsenosides and polysaccharides.
There are more than 87 different kids of American ginseng ginsenosides have been identified and different kinds of ginsenosides are contributed to different and special functions. On the other hands, NAG polysaccharides are mainly contributed to boost immune functions.
However, only contains ginsenosides and NAG polysaccharides is not enough, it has to provide consistently adequate amounts in order to make American ginseng supplement work effectively. In addition, a good American ginseng supplement need to have high absorption rate and optimized dosage in order to achieve its maximum efficacy.
From all different types of American ginseng supplements, American ginseng extract, also called red ginseng extract, is the new emerging forms of ginseng products that provide consistently high levels and bioavailability of active medicinal ingredients. It is also the popular ginseng product used in most clinical studies.