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Traditional Chinese Medicine for Overall Health

Traditional Chinese Ginseng and Royal Jelly Syrup

In traditional Chinese medicine, Ginseng and Royal Jelly Syrup is commonly prescribed to fight qi deficiency and yang deficiency. This page explains what type of ginseng is used in this and related medicinals.

Chinese name: Ren Shen Feng Wang Jiang (ren shen fuhng wahng jyahng)


Also known as: Ginseng and Royal Jelly Syrup


Fatigue, poor appetite, feeling cold and weak


Tonifies qi and yang


Asian ginseng is a strong tonic to several organ systems. With its warm energy, it is especially appropriate for weak, cold individuals who have both qi deficiency and yang deficiency. Symptoms of this deficiency condition include fatigue, low immunity, pale face and tongue, and feeling cold all the time. It has a significant ability to reduce fatigue and strengthen the immune system.

Because of its warm nature, Asian ginseng is not recommended for individuals with high blood pressure or a high metabolism with a tendency to overheat. For these individuals, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium), with its cooling, moist, yin-enhancing nature, is more appropriate.

At one time considered an exotic curiosity from Asia, ginseng products such as this are now sold all over North America. It's not uncommon to find these vials sitting at cash registers at the most unlikely of places, such as convenience or liquor stores. Although the syrup contains very little ginseng, it is still quite effective at building overall energy.

For more serious tonification, a stronger extract is recommended, such as the liquid Panax Ginseng Extractum or the thick syrup, "Pure Concentrated Korean Red Ginseng Tea." To truly experience the power of ginseng, there is no substitute for boiling a whole root for an hour or two and drinking the liquid.

The amount of research conducted on the effects of ginseng is staggering. Ginseng root has been found to enhance the ability of the nervous system to adapt to stress, stabilize blood pressure in cases of shock, and have a synergistic effect with insulin, which may allow a person with diabetes to reduce the amount of insulin used to control blood sugar levels. Manufacturer: China National Native Products

Dosage: 1 to 2 vials a day

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