Ginseng capsules and tablets in the recent past
A few years ago were still ginseng tablets, capsules, teas, etc. almost useless practically nothing in them was ( Liberti1978ecg ). For example, when measuring 7 dominant panaxosidů ( Rb 1 , Rb 2 , Rc , Rd , Re , Rf and Rg 1 ) were among three types of capsules from different manufacturers panaxosidů highest content of 3.7% ( Ji2001qdg ) and two preparations was measured by liquid both content below 1%. For comparison, Korean red ginseng quality contains 20-24% of total panaxosidů ( Kim2007sqg ) and quality Manchurian ginseng, according to Chinese research ( Wu2007csg ) for Korean does not lag behind.
Ginseng capsules and tablets currently
Today, the situation in ginseng dietary supplements significantly improved ( Harkey2001vcg ), but the problem still small doses. The capsule is small, usually contains 300-500mg of material, tablets are doing likewise. Due to legal restrictions meaningless, the producer is allowed to tell the user that adaptogen packaged in capsule or tablet form taken in appropriate amounts. If you decide to adaptogens in the dosage form, ensure adequate dosage , otherwise it will result in a useless doubts about the effectiveness of ginseng .
Important Note: Specifically for ginseng as a dietary supplement in the Czech Republic at the moment (the Brussels Regulation, of course) enacted the maximum recommended dose of two grams per day, which is unnecessary, absurdly low limits. Ginseng is safe , consumable in eating quantities. In comparison with the adverse effects of conventional medicines worth side effects of adaptogens at all for discussion . If you decide to adaptogens must be taken in appropriate doses, otherwise some of the effects of no-shows. Analogously, the legislation affected many other medicinal plants.
Seasonings, beverages, sweets etc.
Regarding seasonings, energy drinks "ginseng" confectionery etc., the concentration of ginseng and other adaptogens therein is vanishingly low ( Scholey2004cpe ). The exception is called. "Ginseng in honey", which is a real honey candy young root marketed as candy, but even there, the stew into the best meat does. For most of ginseng food products then let us remember that, that designation is "just like" well marshmallow still appoints marshmallow (= Marshmallow, Althea officinalis), although today it long time no marshmallow not and does only the starch sugar.