Ginseng May Help Treat Schizophrenia

Published: May 09, 2008

May 8, 2008 (Washington) -- A form of Asian ginseng shows promise for relieving schizophrenia symptoms that are difficult to treat. In a small study, patients had fewer negative symptoms -- such as lack of motivation and a severe reduction in emotional expression known as "flat affect" -- when they took Panax ginseng than when they took a placebo.

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