Friday, May 30, 2008

Chinese Ginseng in Chinese Medicine

Chinese Ginseng is well known in Tradition Chinese Medicine (TCM) for its exceptional revitalizing properties. Chinese Ginseng can improve digestion, calm the mind, sustain alertness and restore strength and energy levels after an illness. Chinese Ginseng is becoming very popular in the West and has gained wide acceptance as an effective supplement and complimentary program in many situations. Ginseng is part of a program of supplements used by both the Russian and NASA space crews.

Chinese Ginseng is thought to be effective for treating serious exhaustion or fatigue, anemia, heart weakness, impotence and women's menstrual problems that result from a lack of Qi of "life energy" and blood in Traditional Chinese medicine.

Taken regularly, Chinese Ginseng keeps the body in good health and is believed in Traditional Chinese Medicine to promote resistance to infections and other diseases, physical strength and longevity. Chinese Ginseng also tonifies the lungs and spleen, promotes the secretion of body fluids and relieves mental stress. The full benefits of Ginseng therapy should become apparent after two to three month of a daily program.

Details and Background

The most valuable Chinese Ginseng is the wild type that thrives in the remote mountains and dense forests in the Northeast China, notably those from the Chang Bai Mountains and Ji Lin Province. Others growth of this famous root are also useful and mire economical.

These places have the optimum amount of moisture, temperature and a unique soil quality for the Ginseng's optimum growth. The efficacy of Chinese Ginseng is thought to improve with age, and the older the root, the more efficacious its effect. It is quite common in Asia for those who can afford to obtain it to buy a 300 - 500-year-old root costing several thousand dollars. In some parts of Asia individuals have been known to spend over $US50, 000 for one root weighing less than 500 grams. The older roots are considered to encourage longevity.

Chinese Ginseng was an Imperial Herb, and as such their use was limited to the Emperor and his chosen connections. Other people found in possession of Wild Ginseng without permission were severely punished, and some were even executed. This was because, Wild Ginseng was one of a handful of herbs, including Lingzhi that was thought to have the ability able to reawaken and use an ancestors primal energy, (yuan chi), an inherited energy source from previous generations.

TCM offers several products that include Chinese Ginseng. Chinese Ginseng with Royal Jelly is available as a Special Offer at a deeply discounted price on regular basis. Chinese Ginseng with Deer Antler Ginseng is a rare and famous anti-inflammatory product, that is believed to be especially useful for Rheumatism and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (ME). Royal Jelly with Ginseng Tablets and other Patent Chinese Medicines including Wei Zhi Bao, and Tien and Wang Pu Hsin Tan, or "King of Heaven Pills" also contain varying amount of this valuable root.

It Is Important For You To Know.

It is important not to use "black" or "green" teas or take iron supplements, or cook or use iron implements, when taking Chinese or Korean Ginseng. Herbal infusions sometimes commonly described as "teas" such as Gingko Tea and Chamomile and Mint Teas are OK and may be useful part of an overall program. Your health practitioner can advise you.

Remember that you should always see a health practitioner to diagnose and prescribe a treatment program for any serious lines or medical condition.