RG3 is from Panax Ginseng, C.A.Meyer.
The most frequent reported uses are: neuroprotection; decrease microglial activation and inflammation, brain trauma protection, immune enhancement; cancer therapy and general health and protection from conditions such as cancer, heart disease, stroke and diabetes.
RG3, is in a class of triterepene saponins called ginsenosides, which are found in the root of the plant genus Panax, including Asian/Panax ginseng and American ginseng/Panax quinquifolius.
Ginseng root has been traditionally used in Chinese Medicine as a general health tonic. Today, Panax ginseng is used mainly for its adaptogenci properties. An â€śadaptogen,â€ť is a substance that increases nonspecific resistance of the body to a wide range of chemical, physical, psychological and biological factors (stressors).