Even if you are new to the world of herbal supplements and medicines it’s safe to assume you’ve probably heard of at least one of the following herbal remedies: Ginseng, Ginkgo biloba, Elderberry, Kratom, Saint John’s wort, Turmeric, Ginger, Valerian.
These herbal supplements are so popular and common you can easily find them at your local pharmacy, supermarket, or vitamin shop.
1. Ginseng: Chinese Ginseng, South China Ginseng, and American Ginseng
The three most popular varieties belong to the Ginseng family which have been used for centuries in Chinese medicine. It is the root of plants in the genus Panax which are often characterized by the presence of ginsenosides and gintonin and is commonly touted for its antioxidant and anti-inflammatory effects as well as helping to regulate blood sugar levels and have benefits in the treatment of some cancers.
2. Ginkgo Biloba
Ginkgo biloba, also known as the maidenhair tree, is native to China and has been grown for thousands of…