Ginseng, the natural effectual antiviral: Protective effects of Korean Red Ginseng against viral infection

@article{Im2016GinsengTN,
  title={Ginseng, the natural effectual antiviral: Protective effects of Korean Red Ginseng against viral infection},
  author={Kyungtaek Im and Jisu Kim and Hyeyoung Min},
  journal={Journal of Ginseng Research},
  year={2016},
  volume={40},
  pages={309 - 314}
}
Abstract Korean Red Ginseng (KRG) is a heat-processed ginseng developed by the repeated steaming and air-drying of fresh ginseng. Compared with fresh ginseng, KRG has been shown to possess greater pharmacological activities and stability because of changes that occur in its chemical constituents during the steaming process. In addition to anticancer, anti-inflammatory, and immune-modulatory activities, KRG and its purified components have also been shown to possess protective effects… Expand
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