Effect of ginseng therapy on diabetes and its chronic complications: lessons learned

Effect of ginseng therapy on diabetes and its chronic complications: lessons learned AbstractGinseng played a significant role in the management of diabetes in China and in other Asian countries for a long period of time. It has a large number of pharmacological properties and is relatively free from adverse effects. As a part of Ontario Ginseng Research and Innovation Consortium, we investigated the effects of ginseng extract on diabetes and its complications. We demonstrated large number of beneficial effects of ginseng therapy and showed that these effects are possibly mediated through its antioxidant properties. Thus ginseng may lend itself as a relatively safe and inexpensive adjuvant treatment for diabetes and chronic diabetic complications. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicine de Gruyter

Effect of ginseng therapy on diabetes and its chronic complications: lessons learned

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De Gruyter
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© 2017 Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Berlin/Boston
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1553-3840
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1553-3840
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10.1515/jcim-2016-0166
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Abstract

AbstractGinseng played a significant role in the management of diabetes in China and in other Asian countries for a long period of time. It has a large number of pharmacological properties and is relatively free from adverse effects. As a part of Ontario Ginseng Research and Innovation Consortium, we investigated the effects of ginseng extract on diabetes and its complications. We demonstrated large number of beneficial effects of ginseng therapy and showed that these effects are possibly mediated through its antioxidant properties. Thus ginseng may lend itself as a relatively safe and inexpensive adjuvant treatment for diabetes and chronic diabetic complications.

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Journal of Complementary and Integrative Medicinede Gruyter

Published: May 11, 2017

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