July 29, 2016

Panax Pseudoginseng

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What other names is Panax Pseudoginseng known by?

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.

What is Panax Pseudoginseng?

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.

Panax pseudoginseng is used to stop or slow down bleeding. It is sometimes taken by people who have nosebleeds, vomit up or cough up blood, or find blood in their urine or feces.

Panax pseudoginseng is also used to relieve pain; and to reduce swelling, cholesterol, and blood pressure. It is also used for chest pain (angina), strokes, dizziness, and sore throat.

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.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Bleeding.
  • Improving blood flow.
  • Strokes.
  • Pain.
  • Swelling.
  • High cholesterol.
  • Chest pain (angina).
  • High blood pressure.
  • Dizziness.
  • Sore throat.
  • Prostate cancer.
  • Other conditions.
More evidence is needed to rate the effectiveness of Panax pseudoginseng for these uses.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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