genus Panax


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  • noun

Synonyms for genus Panax

perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng

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As a result of the new law, any product that claims to be ginseng -- but is not derived from the genus Panax -- must be taken off store shelves.
The law clearly prohibits any herbal product that is not derived from the genus Panax to use the term ginseng on labeling or advertising.
Nowadays, ginseng on a label can refer only to genus Panax.
The new law establishes that "ginseng" shall apply only to plants of the genus Panax.
Ginsenosides are a class of steroid glycosides found exclusively in the plant genus Panax (ginseng).