Panax ginseng pharmacology: a nitric oxide link?

@article{Gillis1997PanaxGP,
  title={Panax ginseng pharmacology: a nitric oxide link?},
  author={C. N. Gillis},
  journal={Biochemical pharmacology},
  year={1997},
  volume={54 1},
  pages={
          1-8
        }
}
Panax ginseng is used in traditional Chinese medicine to enhance stamina and capacity to cope with fatigue and physical stress. Major active components are the ginsenosides, which are mainly triterpenoid dammarane derivatives. The mechanisms of ginseng actions remain unclear, although there is an extensive literature that deals with effects on the CNS (memory, learning, and behavior), neuroendocrine function, carbohydrate and lipid metabolism, immune function, and the cardiovascular system… Expand
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