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The hypnotic and calming effect of ginseng

I would like to ask you how you write in ginseng that it has a hypnotic and calming effect, so it is thought that it is like a sedentary person after the sedative, uncontaminated, in short, what is called bleached? Thank you for your reply and for the goods.

Your short question concerns the reason why we have a special category of adaptogens for ginseng . TČM ginseng is known as a lifebuilder, an anti-aging agent and a cure for many diseases. Unfortunately, the TČM interprets that "ginseng strengthens qi, affects the meridians of the heart, spleen and lungs and thus increases the production of body juices that thirst, calm mind and improve intelligence," or that "ginseng heals crash due to lack of qi , fatigue , , Dyspnea, weak pulse, sweating, diabetes , feverish illness, forgetfulness , insomnia, and impotence "(both Chen2008cpe statements) are not acceptable to European science.

When Lazarev and Brechman began to be the first European ginseng researchers in the 1950s, they did so in the context of seeking harmless compensation for wartime stimulants. In English stress is simply a burden, although in our country the word "stress" is generally used to indicate the undesirable consequences of psychological stress . Different types of stress in humans cause a so-called general adaptation syndrome (stress adaptation ). It consists in the activation of the hypothalamic pituitary axis and subsequent leakage of adrenaline, noradrenaline and cortisol. Ginseng is very successful in stressful situations, but the question of whether the stress response intensifies or weakens can not be answered unambiguously, or rather, the response will be so stronger and weaker. Similarly, we are wondering if the ginseng is exciting and encouraging, or soothing and sleeping ( Saito1977epg , Saito1979epg ). For many physiological parameters, ginseng has a double, contradictory effect. With this feature, Ginseng inspired the entire category of adaptogens. The adaptation prefix - refers to the term adaptive syndrome , the definition itself requires that the ginseng is neutral in its healthy effects.

Otherwise, the sedative effect of drugs does not always mean dullness. Alcohol, a well-known sedative, has a stimulating and calming effect in low doses (therefore it is "craving"). I GABA agonists (sleeping pills) can paradoxically improve concentration in small doses. For sports shooters, for example, the use of sedatives is considered doping. From my personal experience, ginseng removes anxiety and allows focus on problem solving . I would like to emphasize that ginseng does not aggravate sleep ( Han2013erg ).

| 12.8.2009

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