Aralia pseuodoginseng, Chai-Jen-Shen, Field Seven, Ginseng de Los Himalayas, Ginseng Himalayen, Ginseng du Népal, Himalayan Ginseng, Jia Renshen, Nepal Ginseng, Noto-Gin, Notoginseng, Panax notoginseng, Panax notoginseng radix, Panax zingiberensis, Pseudoginseng Panax, Pseudoginseng Root, Racine de Pseudoginseng, Sanchi, Samch'll, Sanchitongtshu, San Qi, San-Qi Ginseng, San Qui, Sanchitongtshu, Sanqi, Sanqi Powder, Sanshichi, Three Seven, Tian Qi, Tian San Qi, Tienchi, Tienchi Ginseng.
Panax pseudoginseng is a plant. The root is used to make medicine. Be careful not to confuse panax pseudoginseng with other forms of ginseng, such as panax ginseng.
Some people apply Panax pseudoginseng directly to the skin to stop bleeding.
In combination with seven other herbs (PC-SPES), Panax pseudoginseng is used to treat prostate cancer.
How does it work?
Panax pseudoginseng might relax blood vessels, which would improve blood flow and reduce blood pressure. There isn't enough information to know how Panax pseudoginseng might work for prostate cancer and other conditions.
Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...
- Improving blood flow.
- High cholesterol.
- Chest pain (angina).
- High blood pressure.
- Sore throat.
- Prostate cancer.
- Other conditions.
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Hormone-sensitive conditions such as breast cancer, uterine cancer, ovarian cancer, endometriosis, or uterine fibroids: Panax pseudoginseng might act like estrogen. If you have any condition that might be made worse by exposure to estrogen, don't use Panax pseudoginseng.
The appropriate dose of Panax pseudoginseng depends on several factors such as the user's age, health, and several other conditions. At this time there is not enough scientific information to determine an appropriate range of doses for Panax pseudoginseng. Keep in mind that natural products are not always necessarily safe and dosages can be important. Be sure to follow relevant directions on product labels and consult your pharmacist or physician or other healthcare professional before using.
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