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Ginseng fights cancer fatigue

Ginseng was found to counteract the fatigue that is associated with cancer, according a new study.ginseng fights fatigue

In a double blind study, participants where given ground-up ginseng for 8 weeks.  Fatigue scores among cancer patients dropped 20% compared with 10% on placebo pills Debra Barton RN, PhD, of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center in Rochester, Minn., and colleagues found.

Ginseng appeared as safe as placebo, at least over the short term, they reported here at the American Society of Clinical Oncology meeting.

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