Clinical Studies — Panax ginseng

Pharmacological Effects of Ginseng on Liver Functions and Diseases: A Minireview

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Ginseng, an ancient and famous medicinal herb in the Orient, has been used as a valuable tonic and for the treatment of various diseases including hepatic disorders ... In this regard, ginseng extracts and individual ginsenosides have shown a wide array of beneficial role in the regulation of regular liver functions and the treatment of liver disorders of acute/chronic hepatotoxicity, hepatitis, hepatic fibrosis/cirrhosis, hepatocellular carcinoma, and so on in various pathways and mechanisms.

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Roles and Mechanisms of Ginseng in Protecting Heart

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Ginseng, the root of Panax ginseng C. A. Mayer, has long been used clinically in China to treat various diseases. Multiple effects of ginseng, such as antitumor, antiinflammatory, antiallergic, antioxidative, antidiabetic and antihypertensive have been confirmed by modern medicine ... All such studies will provide evidence of ginseng's clinical application, international promotion, and new drug development.

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Cardiovascular Diseases and Panax ginseng: A Review on Molecular Mechanisms and Medical Applications

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Ginseng is one of the most widely used herbal medicines and is reported to have a wide range of therapeutic and pharmacological applications. Ginseng may also be potentially valuable in treating cardiovascular diseases ... indicated ginseng’s potential cardiovascular benefits through diverse mechanisms that include antioxidation, modifying vasomotor function, reducing platelet adhesion, influencing ion channels, altering autonomic neurotransmitters release, and improving lipid profiles.

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Antiviral Activity of Ginseng Extract Against Respiratory Syncytial Virus Infection

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Panax ginseng has been known to have a number of immuno-modulatory effects ... Based on the results, although the exact underlying anti-virus mechanism of ginseng remains to be determined, consumption of ginseng in healthy individuals would have beneficial effects in the prevention of unexpected RSV infections and/or reduction of the severity of RSV disease.

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Therapeutic potential of Panax ginseng and ginsenosides in the treatment of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

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Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a major global health burden and will become the third largest cause of death in the world by 2030. Panax ginseng has a long history of use in Chinese medicine for respiratory conditions, including asthma and COPD ... Panax ginseng protects against oxidative stress by increasing anti-oxidative enzymes and reducing the production of oxidants.

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