Ginsenoside Rd and ischemic stroke; a short review of literatures

Panax ginseng is a well-known economic medical plant which is broadly used in Chinese traditional medicine. This species contains unique class of natural products, namely ginsenosides. Recent clinical and experimental studies lined a plethora of evidences up for the promising role of ginsenosides on different diseases including neurodegenerative, cardiovascular, certain types of cancer, etc. Nowadays, much attention has been paid to ginsenoside Rd as neuroprotective agent to attenuate ischemic stroke damages.