What is Ginsana?
Ginsana® (G115) is a specifically clinically proven Panax ginseng extract for energy and immunity. Ginsana is manufactured in Switzerland by Ginsana SA, a world-leading phytomedical group and has been registered in Switzerland since 1975. Ginsana is the ‘gold standard’ and most scientifically researched ginseng in the world with the backing of over 35 years of scientific investigation and usage with 54 pre-clinical studies and 46 clinical studies published. These include double-blind, placebo-controlled trials.
What is Ginsana used for?
Ginsana capsules are a tonic which fight fatigue, maintain, restore and enhance physical condition . They also shorten recovery time and strengthen immunity.
◾Multi-tasking, over-worked adults: reduces physical and mental strain; enhances physical capacities
◾For Immunity: reduces the incidence and consequences of common infections like colds & flu
◾Sportspeople: shortens recovery time and improves oxygen uptake to boost performance
Safety and Efficacy
The quality of ginseng products can vary remarkably, depending on the type of plant used, the age of the plant, method of drying, quality specifications of the roots and extraction methods. The outcomes of clinical studies can thus only apply to the exact product that has been tested. The result of Ginsana’s strict quality controls over the entire ‘Seed to Patient’ journey is that every person who takes Ginsana is taking the exact same product proven to be safe and effective, backed by 35 years of scientific research.
Ginsana’s Unique Formulation
Ginsana SA use a 20-step patented process to produce Ginsana G115. In the making of Ginsana, only selected ‘white ginseng’ roots aged between 5 to 7 years are used to ensure optimal concentration of active components. Controlled cultivation of the plant’s origin, growing conditions and treatment after harvest determine the composition of the major active ingredients. Each Ginsana capsule contains 4% ginsenosides at a constant ratio of panaxadiols (PD) (notably Rg1) to panaxatriols (PT) (notably Rb1). A 20-step standardisation process guarantees product quality and reproducibility. Ginsana is specifically clinically proven meaning that it is the exact product has been used in clinical trials and thus offers reliable safety and effectiveness.
Ginsana capsules contain soya and should not be taken by patients known to be allergic to soya. As there is a possible relationship between allergy to soya and allergy to peanut, patients with peanut allergy should also avoid taking Ginsana capsules.
Ginsana capsules are contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to Panax ginseng and any of the ingredients in the product (Ethylvanillin and other inactive ingredients).
Ginsana capsules contain lactose and are not recommended for those who are lactose intolerant.
Interaction with other medicines
Panax ginseng may reduce the effect of Warfarin (or other coumarin anticoagulants).
Signs of nervousness may occur following an overdose of the product. General supportive measures should be taken if necessary.
Dosage and Directions for Use
Adults take 2 capsules daily with breakfast, or as directed by your healthcare professional.
Whilst benefits may be felt quickly, each course of Ginsana is suggested to be for at least 6 weeks, with a usual course of 8-12 weeks recommended.
Always read the label. Use only as directed. If symptoms persist, patients should consult their health care professional.
Frequently Asked Questions
How does Ginsana differ to other Panax ginseng products?
Ginsana is specifically clinically proven meaning that it is the exact product has been used in clinical trials and thus offers reliable safety and effectiveness. The 20-step standardisation process guarantees Ginsana’s quality and reproducibility . Due to the variability of natural products, Ginsana’s safety and efficacy, demonstrated in clinical trials, cannot be extrapolated to other Panax ginseng products.
Ginsana is the ‘gold-standard’ of ginseng products as it has 35 years of scientific investigation and usage supporting its safety and efficacy and is registered in over 70 countries worldwide.
How long should I take Ginsana for?
A course of Ginsana is suggested to be for at least 6 weeks, with a usual course of 8-12 weeks recommended. The benefits for some people are felt quite quickly, whilst for others the full course may be required in order to assess the full benefits for you.
Can Ginsana be used during pregnancy and lactation?
As controlled studies with pregnant women are not available, Ginsana capsules are not recommended for use during pregnancy and lactation.
Is Ginsana suitable for children?
Ginsana capsules are not recommended for children under 12 years.