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Q. Dear Terry, “What do you recommend for a little extra energy during the day?” – Seth K., Orlando, FL

A. Dear Seth, To help increase energy levels – physical and mental – I think red ginseng (Panax ginseng) can be very beneficial. Ginseng has been used for thousands of years to help improve energy levels. Ginseng is one of the world’s oldest adaptogens and helps to respond to stressors more appropriately. If you’re feeling mentally worn down, then ginseng can help you feel focused. If you’re feeling physically fatigued, then ginseng can help you find the stamina you need.

One of the biggest issues with ginseng is the cultivation. Wild ginseng is disappearing and farmed ginseng can be detrimental to the environment due to pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides. Fortunately, there are some new ways to grow ginseng that use novel hydroculture techniques, which results in a much cleaner and more powerful ginseng. Hydroculture techniques help to increase the levels of naturally occurring and highly sought after compounds, called noble ginsenosides.

In a usage study with red ginseng containing high levels of noble ginsenosides, within 10 days, the ginseng group noticed more energy, better physical health, improved cognitive performance, better sleep, and overall satisfaction.

I would take ginseng once or twice per day.

Healthy Regards!

Terry . . . Naturally

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