Ginseng is a proved and official pharmacopoeial medicine with wide coverage such as stimulant, acting on lower spinal cord, paralytic weakness action on CNS with symptoms of vertigo, headache, visual disturbances and many symptoms suggestive of diminished circulation.1
The drug has attracted many scientists who have established it to possess adaptogenic action i.e. it helps the body to adapt to stress, fatigue, cold, improve body’s capacity to cope with hunger, extremes of temperatures or mental and emotional stress. It has ingredients similar to body’s own stress-hormones.2 Other research findings establish that it improves immune function, liver function; stimulates vitality, works as restorative and used for impotence and premature ejaculation (clinical observations only). Clinical reports have coverage on other vital areas like increase sperm count, lowering of cancer incidence, lowered digoxin support in cardiac problems, lowered angina, senility and coronary benefits, lowering of cholesterol, triglycerides with increase in HDL, improvement in non-insulin dependant diabetic cases, anti-senility action.3
Where to remember Schwabe’s Ginseng 1X tablets?
Lowering stress both mental & physical.
Improving endocrine secretion and in physical performance.
Improvement of immune function.
Lowering of lipids, glucose in non-insulin dependant diabetics, normalization of blood pressure of non-specific origin.
It can be used alone or as supplement to other medicines.
Dosage: Unless otherwise prescribed by the physician, 1-2 tablets thrice daily. When symptoms improve 1 tablet thrice daily. If complaints are not relieved, consult a specialist.
Side effects: No side effects of Ginseng 1X are known.
Caution: Headache. Long use may increase prostate weight.
Contraindications: No contraindications for the use of Ginseng 1X are known.
Interactions: No interactions between Ginseng 1X and other products are known.
Presentation: Bottle of 20g.
Homoeopathic Materia Medica & Repertory by William Boericke, B. Jain Publishers, Delhi.
Encyclopedia of Med. Plants, Andrew Chevallier,Dorlin Kindersley,London, 1996 Ed.
CRC Handbook of Medicinal Herbs, James A. Duke, CRC, Florida; Salvati 1996; Yamamato 1983.