General Information: AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Ginseng Extract capsules and softgels.
Ginseng Extract comes from a light-colored root with a relatively long stalk and oval leaves. It is believed to enhance well-being and is a popular remedy around the world. Since Ginseng is considered an adaptogen, it is believed to help the body withstand mental and physical stress. It is popularly taken to boost the immune system, treat stress, and as a stimulant. Ginger contains ginsenosides that affect insulin levels in the blood and reduce blood sugar levels.
Ginseng has anti-inflammatory properties that boost the immune system and help fight infections and prevent the flu and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). It is known to be a natural remedy for ulcers. They also provide cognitive benefits, improving cognitive function, improving thinking, concentration, mental alertness, and memory, and reducing depression, and anxiety.
Ginseng helps with reproductive health by helping men who have erectile dysfunction and treating menopause symptoms. Ginseng has multiple cardiovascular benefits-it lowers blood sugar and cholesterol thereby treating diabetes. It helps with those who have low iron in the blood, anemia, and for insulin resistance caused by HIV treatments. It boosts energy and increases physical endurance.
Ginseng has been proven to help with weight loss by boosting metabolism thereby burning fat at a faster rate. Other benefits of ginger include helping with hangover disorders, convulsions, atherosclerosis (the hardening of arteries), rheumatoid arthritis, and schizophrenia. Some take ginseng for improvements in athletic performance, though clinical trials have not yet confirmed this is an effective method.
Possible side effects of taking ginseng include headaches, nausea, restlessness, and elevated heart rate. Ginseng is best to take in moderation. Symptoms of a ginseng overdose include a decreased heart rate, vomiting, nausea, and delirium. Ginseng is an herbal extract offered in softgel form, a gelatin-based shell similar to a capsule but filled with liquid.