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Ginsana®

Enhances immunity, supports energy, and physical endurance

Ginsana

A different way to enhance immunity, support stamina, and relieve tiredness. 

Ginsana contains an exclusive natural active ingredient that’s been clinically researched to promote immune system function and help support endurance and physical performance.1-20 Ginsana helps the body adapt to times of increased stress and demand to support vitality and recovery.

In Ginsana, we take care to use a specific standardised extract of Panax ginseng referred to as G115®, which is produced using a validated extraction process. This specific formula is the result of over 40 years of research.2

This medicine may not be right for you; read the warnings before purchase. Always read the label. Follow the directions before use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

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Ginsana has been shown to:

Strengthen and support the immune system

Strengthen and support the immune system

Enhances immunity and helps stimulate a healthy immune system response.23-25

Support energy levels & relieve fatigue from exertion

Support energy levels & relieve fatigue from exertion

Maintains energy levels and optimise energy utilisation to help reduce tiredness.2,11

Support physical performance

Support physical performance

 Supports endurance6, 8-10 and recovery after periods of increased physical demand. 2,5,7-11

Research & Evidence

Ginsana: Key Ingredient

Ginsana contains G115®, a standardised ginseng extract from the root of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer, more commonly known as ginseng. The specific extract used in Ginsana – known as G115® – is the result of over 40 years of research and more than 25 clinical studies  demonstrating how it can support health outcomes in different areas including immunity, energy and endurance levels.1,2

More about Panax ginseng
trials & studies
> 25 clinical studies2
> 40 years research2

Did you know? Ginsana only uses 5-7 year old ‘white’ ginseng for the production of the specific standardized G115 extract to ensure optimal yield of naturally occurring ginsenosides.

Our Source to Patient Philosophy

Why are the details important?

Medicines with naturally sourced active ingredients can vary considerably depending on the species of plant chosen, the way they are grown and harvested, and the extraction and production processes. So it’s essential to ensure the specific active ingredient in your product is the same as that researched in clinical trials.

In Ginsana, we take care to use the same specific extract (G115®) that's been proven in clinical studies to help support energy and endurance.2 That’s why you can be confident that Ginsana can offer the same benefits as demonstrated in the clinical trials.

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Using Ginsana

Recommended dosage & directions

Adults: take 2 capsules daily with breakfast or 1 capsule with breakfast and 1 capsule with lunch.

For best results, take Ginsana for4 weeks minimum.2

Ginsana is generally well tolerated and used by millions of people worldwide.

Some medicines and Ginsana may interfere with each other. These include blood thinning medications such as anticoagulants. See your health professional if you plan to take any of the above medications before taking Ginsana.

More information is available in the FAQs below.

Always read the label. This medicine may not be right for you; read the warnings before purchase. Follow the directions before use. If symptoms persist, talk to your health professional.

Active ingredient
Panax ginseng (Panax ginseng G115®)

Each capsule of Ginsana contains:

Specific extract of Panax ginseng (G115®) 100 mg equiv. to dry root 212.5 mg

FAQs

Each Ginsana capsule contains the specific standardised G115 ginseng extract from the roots of Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer. G115, with a standardised amount of ginsenosides at a concentration of 4%. Therefore, you can be more confident that products with G115 can deliver the health outcomes demonstrated in clinical trials on this specific extract.

The cultivation of ginseng plants follows the international guidelines of the Good Agriculture Practice (GAP). After harvesting, only the 5-7 year old roots are processed via a standardised extraction method which is used to prepare the extract. Analytical controls ensure the absence of contamination. At the end of the extraction, the G115 is standardised and additional studies with the finished product (Ginsana) are carried out - to support its quality, tolerability and reliability. Ginsana is the result of more than 35 years of clinical research.2

Ginsana is an adaptogen that favours homeostasis. It supports energy, but is not a stimulant. Ginsana may help with mental and physical endurance and improve immune response, including when stressed or fatigued.

Ginsana is ideal for people who have multiple tasks to fulfil at home and business, with activities that require energy support, family caring, or demanding recreational activities such as sport.

It is recommended to take Ginsana regularly for at least 4 weeks. The benefits for some people are felt quite quickly, within hours, however for full benefits clinical results suggest taking Ginsana for up to 3 months.2,10 If you have specific questions about taking Ginsana, it is important to speak with a health professional.

Take Ginsana at about the same time each day, with breakfast or lunch or as directed by your health professional. Taking it at the same time will have the best effect. It will also help you remember when to take it.

Studies with pregnant or breastfeeding women are so far not available. In the absence of sufficient data, the use of Ginsana during pregnancy and lactation is not recommended. It is important to speak with a health professional if you have specific questions or concerns. 

Use in children under 12 years of age is not recommended.

Studies with children and adolescents are so far not available. In the absence of sufficient data, it is not recommended for children or adolescents. However, it is recommended you speak to your health care professional if you have specific questions or concerns.

Ginsana capsules need to be swallowed whole.

Tell your health professional if you are taking any other medicines, including any that you get without a prescription. Some medicines and Ginsana may interfere with each other. These include: blood thinning medications (medicines that increase the tendency to bleed), such as anticoagulants, antithrombotics, and antiplatelet medicines.

If you are about to be started on any new medicine, remind your health professional that you are taking Ginsana.

Ginsana contains gelatin of bovine origin.

Ginsana contains a small amount of lactose (55.5 mg), and no added gluten, wheat, soy, yeast, egg, salt, artificial flavourings, colours, or preservatives. Ginsana capsules do not contain any caffeine or stimulants.

Tell your health professional if you have galactose intolerance (galactosaemia).

Yes, Ginsana capsules contain a small amount of mannitol. 

If you are going to have surgery or dental procedures, tell your healthcare professional you have been taking Ginsana. It may increase the risk of bleeding and may affect other medicines used during surgery. It is recommended to stop Ginsana at least 2 weeks before surgery. However, it is important to discuss this with your healthcare professional, including your anaesthetist and surgeon.

Skip the dose you missed and take your next dose when you are meant to. Do not take a double dose to make up for the dose that you missed.

If you have trouble remembering to take your medicine, ask your health professional for advice.

Ginsana has no known effects in these situations.

For consumers: Ginsana is available from natural health practitioners, leading pharmacies and health food stores or can be ordered directly from us on our website.

If you prefer to find it in your area, click the Find Flordis button above and follow the instructions, you will be able to find a list of places close by that either stock Ginsana or will know how to order it in. Even if your local pharmacy or health food store is not on the list, most will be able to order it in for customers when requested.

Within health food stores and pharmacies, Flordis products can be found within the professional services section or close to the dispensary counter.

For health professionals: The Flordis range of integrative medicine can be ordered via your wholesaler or distributor, please contact our customer service team if you require assistance. Learn more.

References

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G115® is a trademark of Pharmaton registered in Switzerland and used under license in multiple countries.

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