The Panax notoginseng root is a popular herb, used in for thousands of years in Chinese medicine. Although it was dubbed "more valuable than gold" by one of the most famous herbalists in China, many people have yet to hear of this powerful herb.
Let's look at what Panax notoginseng is and what kind of health benefits it believed to offer.
What Is Notoginseng Powder?
Panax Notoginseng powder is used as a general supplement for the entire body, but it is particularly popular as a blood and heart supplement.
Chinese herbalists believe Panax notoginseng's energy to be neutral, meaning it is neither cooling or heating to the system.
Made by grinding up the root, Panax notoginseng powder is convenient, simple to take, and easy to incorporate into your health and supplement regimen. It can easily be mixed with water to be consumed as a health tonic.
What Are the Health Benefits of Panax Notoginseng?
Japan and China have both performed research on Panax notoginseng, although many of the findings have yet to be translated into English.
Researchers have isolated flavonoids and saponins -- biologically active compounds -- from Panax notoginseng. These compounds are believed to provide the building blocks of essential hormones in the body. Panax Notoginseng is also thought to help stimulate and encourage a healthy immune system.
Other studies have pointed to Panax notoginseng's potential benefits for the heart as well as the circulatory system.
While its possible beneficial actions are not entirely understood, Panax notoginseng is believed to boost blood flow to the arteries that supply the heart with blood.
Panax Notoginseng also appears to boost the use of oxygen by the heart muscles. These actions are believed to help lower blood pressure and regulate the heart's rhythm, important factors in maintaining a healthy heart.
There have also been positive reported effects on the blood, cholesterol levels, and blood clots (it is believed to help dissolve them). It may also be worthwhile to consider as a supplement for better memory.
Additionally, Panax notoginseng is has a reputation for being able to stop both external and internal bleeding. It was even given to members of armed forces in Asian countries to help deal with bleeding and traumatic injuries.
Notoginseng is a potent, beloved herb that may offer a host of benefits from cholesterol levels to the circulatory system to the heart and more.
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