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Are there any toxic side effects of 20(S)-Ginsenoside Rh2?

Apr 13, 2021

In recent years, 20(S)-Ginsenoside Rh2 has gradually entered people's attention. When it comes to ginsenoside Rh2, many people naturally associate Rh2 with cancer. actually, since the "Secret of the King of Herbs" was broadcast in the first issue of CCTV's "Approach to Science" in 2009, ginsenoside Rh2 was once called the "legend" of anti-cancer , which is superior therapeutic effect is gradually accepted and recognized by people. The reason why ginsenoside Rh2 has such a magical effect is inseparable from its own functions.

20(S)-Ginsenoside Rh2 is mainly tumor cells in the proliferation phase, especially the most sensitive to S phase and M phase cells. After ginsenoside Rh2 acts on cancer cells, it directly inhibits the DNA replication and transcription of cancer cells, to hinder its protein synthesis , which will slow down or stop the proliferation of cancer cells and reach the inhibitory effect of cancer cell development,even cancer cell apoptotic.

20(S)-Ginsenoside Rh2 anticancer

In addition, Gaorong ginsenoside Rh2 has a wide range of anti-tumor activities , with good safety. Jilin Ginseng Research Institute Gao Feng and others have confirmed through experiments that ginsenoside Rh2 has no obvious effect on the nervous system, respiratory system, and cardiovascular system of animals , which is significantly different from other anti-cancer drugs.

Therefore, from a certain level, 20(S)-Ginsenoside Rh2 does meet the needs of many patients. of course, there are also many cancer patients who worry about whether ginsenoside Rh2 has some side effects like radiotherapy and chemotherapy. Therefore, in response to above problem, Harbin Medical University, Zhejiang Center for Disease Control and Prevention, National Stimulants and Sports Nutrition Testing Research Center, etc. Authorities have conducted corresponding toxicological tests, stability tests and relevant national standard tests on ginsenoside Rh2. The results show that ginsenoside Rh2 has no toxic side effects ,it can be taken for a long time.


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