Ginsenoside Rh1: A Systematic Review of Its Pharmacological Properties

  • Dao Tam, Duy Truong, Thi Nguyen, Le Quynh, Linh Tran, Hong Nguyen, Bahaa eldin Shamandy, Thi Le, Dang Tran, Dina Sayed, Van Vu, Shusaku Mizukami, Kenji Hirayama, Nguyen Huy
  • Planta Medica, January 2018, Thieme Publishing Group
  • DOI: 10.1055/s-0043-124087

Review the effect of bioactive ginsenoside Rh1

What is it about?

Ginsenoside Rh1 is one of major bioactive compounds extracted from red ginseng, which has been increasingly used for enhancing cognition and physical health worldwide. The objective of this study was to review the pharmacological effects of ginsenoside Rh1 in a systematic manner

Why is it important?

Ginsenoside Rh1 exhibited the potent characteristics of anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, immunomodulatory effects, and positive effects on the nervous system. The cytotoxic effects of ginsenoside Rh1 were dependent on different types of cell lines. Other pharmacological effects including estrogenic, enzymatic, anti-microorganism activities, and cardiovascular effects have been mentioned, but the results were considerably diverged.


Mr Duy Hieu Truong

A higher quality of evidence on clinical trial studies is highly recommended to confirm the consistent efficacy of ginsenoside Rh1.

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