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Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

Ginseng Consumption Fosters Cognitive Abilities in Senior Citizens: Study

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A new study has found that people who consume ginseng on a regular basis have better cognitive abilities than those who do not. A medical research team at the Seoul National Unversity Bundang Hospital led by Prof. Kim Gi-ung revealed yesterday that the team had observed 6,422 senior citizens [...]

Incumbent Chief Reappointed to Lead KT&G for 3 More Years

Incumbent Chief Reappointed to Lead KT&G for 3 More Years

DAEJEON/SEOUL, March 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The current chief of KT&G Corp. was reappointed to head the South Korean tobacco maker for another three years, the company said Friday. Baek Bok-in’s reappointment was approved by a regular meeting of shareholders in Daejeon, central South Korea, earlier in the day, it said. The company is South Korea’s largest tobacco and ginseng product manufacturer, [...]

Vietnam Becoming Big Market for Korean Ginseng

Vietnam Becoming Big Market for Korean Ginseng

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Vietnam has become the largest importer of Korean ginseng in Southeast Asia, a market that China is aggressively chasing to erode Korea’s lead, a trade group said Tuesday.  According to the Ho Chi Minh office of the Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA), South Korea exported 1,362 tons of ginseng [...]

Ginseng Helps Reduce Anxiety, Promotes Deep Sleep: Study

Ginseng Helps Reduce Anxiety, Promotes Deep Sleep: Study

SEOUL, Aug. 31 (Korea Bizwire) – The Rural Development Administration (RDA) revealed Wednesday the results of a study demonstrating that regular consumption of ginseng can help relieve stress.  The discovery came to light after an experimental study by a mental health science team from the Kyung Hee University Medical Center, which conducted physical application testing [...]

Research Suggests Red Ginseng Improves Memory in Alzheimer’s Patients

Research Suggests Red Ginseng Improves Memory in Alzheimer’s Patients

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – A new study suggests that consistent consumption of red ginseng improves memory function of Alzheimer’s patients. A research team led by Dr. Huh Jae-hyeok, a neurologist from the Seoul Medical Center, conducted a study of 14 Alzheimer’s patients on red ginseng consumption and its relationship to cognitive functions to [...]

Who Said Chickens Can’t Fly? – Exports of Samgyetang Soar

Who Said Chickens Can’t Fly? – Exports of Samgyetang Soar

SEJONG, Aug. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – Exports of Samgyetang, a popular health food often consumed in summer to help the body resist the heat, are soaring. Samgyetang is a kind of chicken soup cooked with ginseng and other ingredients that are known to increase stamina. The Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs announced that [...]