Panax ginseng

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Related to Asian ginseng: Panax ginseng, American ginseng, Ginkgo biloba
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Synonyms for Panax ginseng

Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers

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Native Americans knew nothing of Asian ginseng lore, nor did the Chinese know that the Iroquois preferred theirs smoked or chewed, until the French Jesuit Father Joseph-Francois Lafitau, living in Sault Saint Louis near Montreal at the turn of the eighteenth century, happened upon an illustrated account of Asian ginseng written by a fellow Jesuit stationed in China.
Asian ginseng is not suitable for people with diabetes and Ginkgo and Echinacea can cause allergic reactions.
John's wort, Siberian and Asian ginseng, spirulina and valerian.
Both American and Asian ginseng are in the steroid family of ginsenosides, which have various hormonal and central nervous system effects.
Features Asian ginseng, schisandra extract, eleutheroside extract, and Energy Smart(R) -- a proprietary ingredient that helps sustain energy levels up to 50% longer.
The second stage includes Metabolife Break Through, which contains a proprietary combination of nutrients shown to maintain full metabolic effect for at least eight weeks after initial weight loss, and Metabolife Extreme Energy, which contains a proprietary blend of guarana extract, Asian ginseng extract, green tea extract, yerba mate extract, eleuthero extract, rhodiola extract and theanine to help increase energy, improve mental alertness and increase metabolism.
Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) and its close relative North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) are perennial aromatic herbs that are widely used in Oriental medicine and have been acclaimed to have various health benefits including diabetes treatment.
Endurance Extract contains the same beneficial properties of the noni fruit but in a highly concentrated and powerful form, coupled with Asian Ginseng, Schisandra, and Eleutheroside extracts.
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