New Study: Ginseng Found to be Effective Against Influenza

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  • Post Date: 07 May 2014

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Ginseng has long been known to be effective against influenza. But now, scientists have been able to pinpoint exactly how this happens!

A group of researchers from the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University have shown that red ginseng extract can both prevent influenza A virus infections and help treat the respiratory symptoms of this infection.

Ginseng can treat and prevent influenza, researcher finds.

Ginseng can help treat and prevent respiratory infections from the Influenza virus, according to breakthrough scientific findings. Seasonal influenza is a serious respiratory disease that causes annual epidemics around the world. According to the World Health Organization, this results in about three to five million severe cases and approximately 250,000 to 500,000 deaths a year.

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