Chinese red ginseng (Panax ginseng) is also known as Korean ginseng or Asian ginseng and is used as an herbal remedy to promote overall physical and mental health.
Chinese red ginseng is available in tablet, capsule, liquid concentrated extract or tea form for internal use. Chinese red ginseng for topical use is commonly sold in cream form.
Chinese red ginseng is used to treat sexual disorders such as impotence, low sex drive and premature ejaculation by increasing blood flow to the genitals.
Chinese red ginseng increases physical and mental energy levels and is used to help patients recover quickly from illnesses that deplete energy.
Chinese red ginseng is also used to treat people with infertility issues. According to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Chinese red ginseng should increase sperm count in men.
Chinese red ginseng increases immune system functionality and also increases the body’s tolerance to physical and mental stress.
Chinese red ginseng may lower blood glucose levels and increases carbohydrate tolerance in diabetics according to the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine.