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What Ginseng in Physical Exercise

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

Hello Mrs. Jitko,

before I give you my recommendation, let me a few words about physical work in general . The most difficult physical work ever is 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 unnaturally some part of the body.

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 (dust, dirt, chemicals, injury risks, etc.). Ginseng helps with motion and static loads. Ginseng as an adaptogen also reduces work risks, but it is most important for them to know the worker and to avoid them actively.

Ginseng in motion load

Muscles, tendons, joint lining and connective tissue develop in any work of microscopic cracks that result 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 course of their profession, which is unnatural to man. It's not just a workers' profession in machines, but also sellers, hairdressers, surgeons, dentists ... While standing, there is no muscle-vein pump that normally walks venous blood back to the heart. This leads to overload of the veins of the lower limbs, swelling and varices (varicose veins) . Ginseng is used here to strengthen, anti-inflammatory and antithrombotic effects on the vascular wall. The practical experience of my ginseng known in the varicose veins was excellent .

Static joint loads are similarly harmful. The joint is essentially a friction bearing whose lining does not have a vascular supply. Nutrition to the articular lining is achieved by a joint fluid that also serves as a lubricating oil. Long immobility leads to inadequate nutrition. Load in unnatural positions (eg work in front) leads to local overload and arthritis. As with other chronic inflammations, even in joint 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 use, as well as for the selection and purchase of ginseng .

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


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