Ginseng is one super nourishing herb that can help fight against many disease. Chronic Kidney Disease patients will develop various complication, with the aggravation of kidney disease. Ginseng indeed can benefit these patients in some aspects.
1. Lower high creatinine level
Creatinine level is one common blood test item that will increase with the decline of kidney function. In turn, the deposit of creatinine can cause further damage to kidneys and other organs. In this case, ginseng is often used together with cucumber to lower high creatinine level, because it can help increase glomerular filtration rate.
2. Regulate blood pressure
Kidneys have the function of keeping fluid and sodium balance and secreting renin. When they are damaged, they fail to work normally. Ginseng is one famous nourishing medicine that is able to regulate blood pressure and restore cardiac function.
3. Improve hematopoietic and platelet function
In addition to cleanse blood, making EPO, which stimulates the body to produce red blood cells, is another important renal function. Ginseng or its extractive has the effects of protecting and stimulating hematopoietic function, so as to increase red blood cells, hemoglobin and platelet. This can alleviate renal patients’ anemia largely.
4. Boost immune system
With kidney disease, more and more waste products and toxins build up in the blood that affects patients’ immunity obviously. Additionally, some medications such as steroids and immunosuppressants also lower their immune ability largely. In this case, ginseng can help improve their immunity and fight against various problems.
Although ginseng has the above benefits, patients should still pay highly attention to the use of this herb. This is because any herb may produce some side effects that may worsen patients’ illness condition to some extent. If you want to take ginseng for improving your health condition, you had better consult the doctor firstly.