Effects of Panax ginseng extracts prepared at different steaming times on thermogenesis in rats

Panax ginseng (PG) has a long history of use in Asian medicine because of its multiple pharmacological activities. It has been considered that PG in a type of white ginseng may induce undesirable thermogenic effects, but not in a type of red ginseng. However, there is a lack of evidence about correlation between ginsenoside and thermogenesis.