What is Panax Ginseng?

Category: Supplements

Most popular types: Gincosan Ginsana Ginseng

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The active ingredients in Panax ginseng are called ginsenosides. These substances show definite activity in the nervous systems of animals, with both stimulatory and inhibitory effects.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Fatigue 5 4
Support immune health 2 2
Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 1 0
Cognitive impairment 1 1
Moodiness 1 2
Support mental / emotional health 1 2

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 8

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Panax Ginseng

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Panax Ginseng

Dosage Patients
1tbs. as needed 1
55mg as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Panax Ginseng

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 2
Did not seem to work 1
Expense 1
See all 4 patients who've stopped taking Panax Ginseng

Duration

Currently taking Panax Ginseng

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped taking Panax Ginseng

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 4
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 6
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 3
< $25 1
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Panax Ginseng.