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What Ginseng in Physical Exercise

Hello. She should have been interested in ginseng. I'm very physically working and I'm often tired. She wanted to ask you what kind of ginseng would you recommend me that would be suitable for me and how much dosing. Thank you. Sincerely, Jitka J., Děčín.

Hello Mrs. Jitko,

Before I give you my recommendation, allow me a few words about physical work in general . The most difficult physical work is at all considered top sport. It is no coincidence that athletes are among the largest ginseng consumers . Just below the difficulty lies miners, forest workers and farmers. However, the seemingly "lucrative" profession often misplaced one part of the body unilaterally.

Main aspects of physical work

The physical work load has three main aspects: motion load, static load (= long standing, sitting or bending, wearing loads, etc.) and work environment risks (dust, dirt, chemicals, injury risks, etc.). Ginseng helps with both motion and static loads. Ginseng, as an adaptogen, also reduces work risks, but it is most important for them to know them and to avoid them actively.

Ginseng at the exercise load

In the muscles, tendons, joint lining and connective tissue, microscopic cracks occur in any work that results in pain and fatigue . Pain and fatigue is a natural overload signal that must be respected and do not suppress painkillers. Analgetics does not solve anything, it only allows us to even more damage. Ginseng suppresses pain and inflammation much more gently and for longer. Ginseng additionally contributes to the regeneration of minor trauma and physical adaptation.

Ginseng under a static load

What makes physical work less attractive is just a dull burden. Many people need to be in the long run in the exercise of their profession, which is unnatural to man. It's not just a workers' profession in machines, but also salesmen, hairdressers, surgeons, dentists ... While standing, there is no muscular-venous pump that normally walks venous blood back to the heart. This leads to overload of the veins of the lower limbs, swellings and varices (varicose veins) . Ginseng is used here by a reinforcing, anti-inflammatory and antithrombotic effect on the vascular wall. The practical experience of my ginseng known in the varicose veins was excellent .

Similarly, the static load on the joints is similarly damaging. The joint is essentially a friction bearing whose lining has no vascular supply. Nutrition to the joint lining is achieved by the joint fluid, which also serves as a lubricating oil. Long immobility leads to inadequate nutrition. Load in unnatural positions (for example, work in front) leads to local overload and arthritis. As with other chronic inflammations, even in articular inflammations, ginseng is very beneficial and should take precedence over classical " pain pills " (cyclooxygenase blockers).

What ginseng I recommend

Based on numerous queries, I wrote my recommendations on special pages, both for dosing and using, as well as for the selection and purchase of ginseng .

In your case, I would suggest a practical trial of 30-50g of a six-year-old ginseng. To get to know its effects on your body, you can take a slightly higher dose a few times. For long-term health promotion, you may need regular daily intake of around 2g, but you also have to follow your own observations. In any case, avoid long-term use of analgesics and do not overwork.


| 8.6.2010

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