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Ginseng - Combat the effects of radiation

Wednesday, June 22, 2011 by: Alex Malinsky aka RawGuru
Tags: ginseng, radiation, health news

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(NaturalNews) Since the dawn of humanity, people have turned to natural remedies to cure illnesses and injuries, and one of the most valuable natural resources used to promote health and well-being is ginseng. Ginseng comes from the ginseng root, which is light beige in color and appears gnarled with a variable diameter along its length. Utilized in a large variety of medicinal applications, ginseng has been revered by cultures for thousands of years as a highly valuable resource capable of healing and improving the health of those who consume it. Notably, the root has the ability to repair the damaging effects of radiation.

Individuals are exposed to radiation in a variety of ways; the modern world is brimming with medical procedures, energy sources, and other items that expose people to radiation on a daily basis. Most commonly, cancer patients that undergo radiation treatment to shrink their tumors become ill with radiation poisoning, which can induce many side effects, including: the loss of hair, upset stomach, low levels of white blood cells, skin irritation, and mouth sores. If individuals are exposed to a large amount of radiation their symptoms will be much more severe, including damage to the central nervous system, gastrointestinal system, and respiratory system, among others. Though ginseng cannot cure the serious damage caused by this condition, it has been shown to prevent some side effects and combat others.

Ginseng has become a common item on the shelves of health stores, making it accessible to a large number of people. The popularity of the root has also allowed its dosage to be standardized, making it easier for individuals to incorporate it into their daily routine. Research indicates that between 100 and 200 milligrams of Ginseng twice per day can protect against radiation, but as with all supplements of this nature this research is ongoing. However, one clinical trial indicated that ginseng was able to speed up the recovery of individuals who had been previously exposed to radiation. The recovery included the healing of bone marrow, skin, internal organs, and blood cells.

Research to determine the full extent of ginseng's power to heal radiation damage to the body is still necessary to conclude how useful the ginseng root is in treating patients with radiation poisoning or those that are exposed to radiation, via cancer treatment or other methods. Currently, the studies indicate that the reaction of the body to the treatment is positive, and that ginseng is certainly a healing agent that should be utilized after radiation exposure.

For individuals looking for a natural way to heal the harmful effects of radiation, ginseng has proven to be one of the most effective remedies. With the capability to both protect against future exposure and heal the damage caused by past interaction, ginseng can substantially improve the health of people who are in contact, or have been in contact, with radiation.




About the author

Alex Malinsky aka RawGuru is an award winning chef and one of the leading experts in the field of raw food. He started to learn about raw foods at the early at of 15. After 10 years on the raw food diet he continues to be on the cutting edge of nutritional research and product development. Visit Alex's website at: www.RawGuru.com for more information.

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