Herbal Information on Certified Organic Red Chinese Ginseng Root 4 oz. Bulk Cut Herb
Common Name: Red Ginseng Root
Botanical Name: Panax ginseng
Other Names: Ginseng Root, Ren-shen, Asian Ginseng, Korean Ginseng, Red Chinese Ginseng
Other Ingredients: None, nothing has been added to this product.
Package Size: Four Ounces (4 oz.)
Certified Organic: Yes
Dosage: Consult your healthcare professional for correct dosage.
Brand: Starwest Botanicals
Caution: Do not use if pregnant or nursing. High doses may cause nervousness. headaches, loose bowels and insomnia. Warning: Concurrent use with stimulants is not advised, as over-stimulation may occur in susceptible persons.
Additional Information About Red Ginseng Root
- Natural Boost for Energy
- Natural Immune Support
- Herbal Support for Emotional Well Being
- Support Healthy Liver Function
- The botanical name Panax means “all heal” in Greek.
- Naturally Benefits Blood Sugar
How to Use Red Chinese Ginseng
In traditional Chinese medicine, ginseng is used as a heat raising tonic for the blood and circulatory systems. Today, it is widely used to increase strength and vigor and to revitalize the body. The chemical constituents include hormone-like saponins, ginsenosides, volatile oil, sterols, starch, sugars, pectin, vitamins B1, B2 and B12, choline, fats, and minerals. Usually, ginseng is taken for a month at a time and then alternating with a two-week rest period before starting again. It is commonly used in teas, capsules, and extracts.
If you are new to the herbal world, one thing is for sure, you have heard of Ginseng. Whether is it watching the television show Appalachian Outlaws and how they harvest ginseng, or if you read the side of an energy drink, Ginseng is the main star of the show. In Traditional Chinese Medicine Ginseng is considered to be one of the top 10 herbs of all time. Ginseng root, which is known as an adaptogen herb, is supposed to help the body better cope with mental or physical stress.
What herbs can be combined with Ginseng? The following are some examples.
+ Ginkgo Biloba and Ginseng Root
+ Astragalus and Ginseng Root
+ Ginger and Ginseng Root
+ Eleuthero Root and Ginseng Root
+ Rhodiola Root and Ginseng Root
+ Ashwagandha Root and Ginseng Root
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About Starwest Botanicals Quality Control
Starwest Botanicals validated quality assurance testing includes:
- Organoleptic testing to ensure proper appearance, color, aroma and flavor.
- Microscopic and Macroscopic inspection for foreign matter.
- HPTLC for identification, to verify purity and authenticity.
- ICP-MS heavy metal analysis.
- Microbiology testing for pathogens such as E. coli and salmonella.
- Chemical analyses for moisture content, volatile oil, ash and acid insoluble ash.
- Audits all suppliers yearly to assure they meet our GMP requirements.
Samples are retained from all shipments are thoroughly tested and compared to our extensive reference library of dried herbs and botanicals to verify authenticity. All lot samples are kept for five years and can be traced for verification. Starwest Botanicals utilizes not only their in-house laboratory but also independent labs and consultants to guarantee their analyses are complete. Testing includes organoleptic analysis for aroma, color, flavor and texture. Physical testing involves moisture, volatile oil content, heavy metals, microbiology, thin layer chromatography, and other tests specific to each herb.
About Herbal Remedies and Alternative Medicine
Herbal remedies have been used for thousands of years in all cultures. In this day and age, Western bulk herbs and spices should be regarded as an added element to present-day healthcare and not as a replacement. Botanical herbs and teas emphasize harmony, support, and balance.
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