Dosage and administration:
it is recommended to take 15-25 drops of Ginseng tincture mixed with clean water orally 2-3 times a day 30-40 minutes before a meal (except evening/night time). Duration of the common treatment course is 30-40 days, but can be extended/repeated as prescribed.
Side effects (rarely):
tachycardia, sleep disturbance, headache, hypertension, hypoglycemia and allergic reactions.
arterial hypertension, hypersensitivity, epilepsy, convulsive state, hyperexcitability, sleep disturbance, acute infectious or virus disease, chronic liver diseases, age below 12 years, pregnancy and lactation.
severe overdose of Ginseng tincture can possibly lead to increased dose-related side effects.
use with caution alongside with antidiabetic drugs (because of the increased hypoglycemic effect) and with MAOIs. Simultaneous application of the tincture with loop diuretics increases the risk of developing resistance to them. Ginseng potentiates the action of psychostimulants and analeptics (incl. caffeine and camphor) and strengthens the effect of warfarin. Ginseng antagonizes with CNS depressants (incl. barbiturates, tranquilizers and antiepileptic drugs).
not recommended to take Ginseng tincture in the evening hours in order to avoid sleep disturbances. To achieve the best results use in autumn and winter. Important: tincture contains alcohol.
Country of manufacture: Russia.
To be used as a dietary supplement
Ginseng or Panax is one of the most popular and widely-researched herbal remedies in the world. It is even believed to be a natural cure-all and can be used for a wide variety of purposes, such as low mood and decreased mental capacity.
Ginseng contains: 12 elements, including phosphorus, sulfur, potassium, calcium, molybdenum, iron, etc .; 100 biologically active substances; vitamins E, A, F, B; nicotinic and folic, pantothenic acid; and other beneficail elements
Ginseng tincture stimulates the central nervous system, has a general tonic effect: improves appetite, increases blood pressure, mental and physical performance, stimulates sexual function; reduces general weakness, fatigue, drowsiness; reduces cholesterol and blood sugar, activates the activity of the adrenal cortex.
The short list of indications for its use includes:
- physical and mental fatigue,
- arterial hypotension,
- asthenic syndrome,
- nervous breakdown,
- sexual dysfunction,
- neurocirculatory dystonia (hypotonic type),
- protracted recovery period after a number of diseases (incl. infections).
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