Needless to say, the efficacy of century-old ginseng is known to everyone. Ginseng has been known as the “King of Herbs” since ancient times, and has been hailed as the best product of “nourishing yin and nourishing health, strengthening the body” by the oriental medical community. Ginseng is a very good Chinese medicinal material and health care product. It has very good health care and health effects, and is well received by the public. The following is an introduction to the health benefits of ginseng and the efficacy and contraindications of ginseng soaking in water.
Ginseng is classified by efficacy
Ginseng beard: Red ginseng beard is more common, its performance is similar to that of red ginseng, but its effectiveness is less and less severe.
Raw sun-dried ginseng: It is relatively calm in nature, not warm or dry, it can not only invigorate qi, but also produce body fluid, and is suitable for strengthening the body and eliminating evils, enhancing physical fitness and disease resistance.
White ginseng: also known as sugar ginseng. It is mostly short-bodied and inferior Korean ginseng. It is boiled in boiling water for a while, soaked in sugar juice, and then dried; its medicinal properties are the most peaceful, and its effectiveness is relatively small. It is suitable for strengthening the spleen and benefiting the spleen. lung.
Wild ginseng: It has no warmth and dryness, and it replenishes vitality. It is the top grade of ginseng, but it has few resources and high value, so it is rarely used.
Red ginseng: steamed with high temperature steam for 2 hours until fully cooked. After drying, remove the ginseng hair and press it into an irregular square column; its medicinal properties are warm and nourish, and the qi has a strong, warm and dry nature. It is longer than invigorating yang, suitable for In the first aid to return to Yang.
Organic ginseng: no pesticide residues, no chemical fertilizers, no genetically modified, the ingredients and effects of ginseng are retained to the greatest extent.
Ginseng’s medicinal properties
Nature and flavor return to meridian: flat, sweet, slightly bitter, lukewarm. Return to the spleen and lung meridian.
Efficacy: To invigorate vitality, rejuvenate the pulse, replenish the spleen and lungs, promote body fluid and quench thirst, soothe the nerves and nourish the mind.
Indications: fatigue, loss of food, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, slippery stool, cough and shortness of breath, spontaneous sweating, palpitations, forgetfulness, dizziness, headache, impotence, frequent urination, diminished thirst, women’s metrorrhagia, and pediatric slowness Surprised and long-lasting deficiency, all evidence of insufficient Qi, blood and body fluid.
Explain the effects of ginseng soaked in water
Invigorate vitality: used to reinforce qi deficiency and desire to get rid of. Manifestations are weak breath, shortness of breath, cold sweat from limbs, weak pulse, etc. Ginseng alone can replenish vitality and strengthen the heart to save life, such as ginseng soup. Qi releases and sees death yang, can be used with aconite.
Regulate the central nervous system: Ginseng can regulate the central nervous system, improve the brain’s excitement and inhibition process, and make it tend to balance; ginseng can improve the ability of mental and physical labor, improve work efficiency, and has the effect of anti-fatigue.
Yiyin Shengjin: ginseng soaking in water can treat both body and qi injuries, and body fluid loss after fever and sweat.
Improve heart function: Ginseng can increase myocardial contractility, slow down heart rate, increase cardiac output and coronary blood flow, and resist myocardial ischemia and arrhythmia. Ginseng has certain effects on heart function, cardiovascular and blood flow.
Replenishing lungs and replenishing qi: Ginseng soaked in water can be used for lack of lung qi, shortness of breath, shortness of breath, lack of qi and fatigue, and weak physique.
Anti-shock effect: Ginseng can relieve anaphylactic shock induced by guinea pig serum and prolong its survival time. The death of scalded shock mice can be significantly delayed.
Hypoglycemic effect: Ginseng contains ginsenosides and ginseng polysaccharides. Especially ginsenoside Rb2 has obvious blood sugar lowering effect. In addition, ginseng polysaccharides (or glycopeptides) are another type of blood sugar lowering components in ginseng.
Effect on the liver: Ginseng can increase the enzyme activity of various substances metabolized by the liver, and enhance the liver’s detoxification ability, thereby enhancing the body’s tolerance to various chemical substances.
Taboos for drinking ginseng soaked in water:
Ginseng is mainly for invigorating deficiency. Palpitations, dizziness, and insomnia caused by heat but yin deficiency and fire will aggravate the symptoms after taking ginseng; swelling due to damp-heat stagnation can be made worse by taking ginseng; patients with hypertension can take ginseng. It often raises blood pressure, and if abused, it can cause cerebral hemorrhage.
The effect of ginseng is to replenish vitality, solidify and promote body fluids, and soothe the nerves. Cure fatigue, lack of food, fatigue, nausea and vomiting, slippery stool, dyspnea, shortness of cough, spontaneous sweating, palpitations, forgetfulness, dizziness, headache, impotence-dysfunction, frequent urination, diminished thirst, women’s metrorrhagia, Slow startled children, and long-lasting deficiency, all evidence of insufficient Qi, blood and body fluid. But pay attention to its contraindications when eating and soaking in water, and do not produce side effects in pursuit of efficacy.