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Herbs For Life | Ginseng may just be the remedy you need

Published:Wednesday | March 28, 2018 | 12:00 AM

This herb has been used as a potent remedy for thousands of years, especially to aid men in sexual problems, such as erectile dysfunction. It has been used as a tonic to aid stamina and boost energy levels by regulating your metabolism. It is also used to maximise the use of oxygen, lower recovery time, reduce stress, is a natural appetite suppressant and useful in weight loss.

Ginseng is also used as a stimulant for the brain cells and to help improve concentration and thinking ability. It is also believed to lessen stomach pain associated with menstruation, aid with abnormal menstruation and strong PMS symptoms. It helps to stimulate oestrogen and boost libido. It aids with type 2 diabetes by lowering blood sugar levels. Ginseng has also been shown in some studies to inhibit tumour growth.