Not all Ginseng Supplements are created Equal. Does your ginseng contain Compound K? Compound K, the final metabolite of ginseng cannot be created through the normal process of ginseng - either by heat, steam, drying or physical breakdown into smaller pieces. Compound K is created through the breakdown of saponins through microorganisms or enzymatic reactions. General Bio has the patent to commercialize the creation of Compound K through its bioconversion technology. There is ongoing research into other ginseng saponins to harness its amazing biological effects. The secret of Ginseng's active ingredient is Compound K CK Balance is the only dietary Compound K available in the U.S. manufactured under GMP certified facility. Compound K has many effects ranging from immune enhancing effects, anti-inflammatory effects, anti-diabetic effects to anti-cancer effect. There is immense interest in the scientific community on Compound K. There are over 300 peer reviewed scientific papers published in Pubmed.