Recent studies have reported the beneficial effects of KRG extract— a traditional herbal medicine— in treating neuroinflammation. Although, it has been traditionally used to treat a number of ailments, KRG is now finding use in diseases of the modern day, such as cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and Alzheimer’s disease. Previous research on rodents has demonstrated that KRG can relieve addiction against psychoactive agents. However, not much is known about the its effects on alcohol-induced addictive responses and cognitive impariment.
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Kim, H. J., Lee, M. Y., Kim, G. R., Lee, H. J., Sayson, L. V., Ortiz, D. M. D., Cheong, J. H., & Kim, M. (2023). Korean Red Ginseng extract attenuates alcohol-induced addictive responses and cognitive impairments by alleviating neuroinflammation. Journal of Ginseng Research, 47(4), 583-592. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgr.2023.02.003