Scholey, who led the study, said previous studies have shown that Asian ginseng
(Panax ginseng) lowers blood glucose, improves cognitive performance, and alleviates the mental fatigue that is associated with intense cognitive processing.
True Asian ginseng
was so valuable that the Qing Dynasty, also known as the Manchu, rose to power as its exclusive trader, using the proceeds to finance everything from its gunpowder production to its opium addiction.
was the Song Shiu Pan brand P ginseng manufactured in Shanghai, China.
is a quicker acting than Siberian ginseng but studies have shown that both types improve mood and intellectual performance and stamina.
Metabolife Extreme Energy contains a proprietary blend of Guarana extract, Asian ginseng
extract, Green tea extract, Yerba Mate extract, Eleuthero extract, Rhodiola extract and Theanine that work together to help increase energy, improve mental alertness and increase metabolism.
is used as a preventive and restorative agent for boosting mental and physical capacities, immunity against infections, in subjects experiencing debility fatigue, tiredness and loss of concentration (Petkov and Mosharof 1987; Kim et al.
Researchers from the University of Leeds bought 68 different preparations of five commonly used remedies (St John's wort, Asian ginseng
, Echinacea, garlic and Ginkgo) at two well known health food stores, three large chain pharmacies, and three pharmacies at supermarkets.
Powerful adaptogenic herbs like Asian ginseng
, astragalus, eleuthero, Rhodiola rosea and schizandra that have general tonic properties for the immune system and can help the body deal with all types of stress.
The company's proprietary blend of ingredients also includes green tea and oolong tea leaf extracts, Asian ginseng
root extract, caffeine and epigallocatechin gallate (EGCG).