FACT Check: 身体虚是不是吃人参好？Should I take ginseng to tonify my body?
Majority of the people think that buying expensive tonic herbs is good for our body ,which is a wrong concept.
In fact, not everyone is suitable to take tonic herbs, it is only suitable for people with weak constitution. To determine if you are weak (deficiency) body constitution needs to be diagnosed by chinese medicine physician.
Even if your body is weak, it is not necessary to take Ginseng! There are many types of weak body constitution which is Qi, blood, Yin, Yang deficiency, and even categorized into Zang-fu organs.
Therefore, ginseng is only suitable for Qi deficiency constitution.
Polygonatum odoratum is more suitable for yin deficiency.
Angelica is suitable for blood deficiency patients.
Yang deficiency can take ginger.
kidney deficiency should take eucommia.