Panax ginseng in Randomised Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review

  title={Panax ginseng in Randomised Controlled Trials: A Systematic Review},
  author={J. Shergis and A. Zhang and Wenyu Zhou and C. Xue},
  journal={Phytotherapy Research},
  • J. Shergis, A. Zhang, +1 author C. Xue
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Phytotherapy Research
  • Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer is a common herb with many purported health benefits. However, there is no conclusive evidence supporting its use in the treatment of any particular disease. We conducted a systematic review to evaluate randomised controlled trials. Four English databases were searched with no publication date restriction. Included studies evaluated P. ginseng in patients with any type of disease or in healthy individuals. We assessed the quality of studies using the Cochrane risk of… CONTINUE READING
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