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  • noun

Synonyms for ginseng

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

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In 1843 the Russian botanist Carl Anton Von Mayer, named the Korean Red Ginseng 'Panax Ginseng', The genus name 'Panax' means 'cure all' or 'all heal' in Greek.
The root of Panax ginseng (ginseng) has long been used as a general health tonic in Asian countries with the pharmacological properties of the herb attributed to ginsenosides or steroidal saponins.
I learned about American ginseng (Panax Quincquefolius), which is cultivated here and exported to China.
The ginseng product contained 3% ginsenosides and was grown in Wisconsin.
In 2009, the foundation funded a research project to quantify the economic value of wild American ginseng in comparison to the economic value of timber over the same geographic area and time.
According to KGC Boston Store owner, Jay Jung, "Korean ginseng is famous for supporting runner's natural endurance.
Canada s ginseng growers are a great example of how an industry is able to take advantage of emerging markets, which increases their bottom line and contributes to a strong economy.
Researchers found high doses of the herb American ginseng over two months reduced cancer-related tiredness in patients more effectively than a placebo.
Previously, scientists at the University of Illinois found that ginseng contributes more to the bitter perception in energy drinks than caffeine, an indispensable component of these beverages and the very compound that sensory scientists use as their reference for bitter perception.
Ginseng can be classified into fresh ginseng, white ginseng (WG) or red ginseng (RG) depending on the method of processing used.
THE GINSENG PLANT is known by many names--"green gold," for its monetary value as an herbal medicine; "tiger of the plant world," for its elusiveness and rarity; "separated limbs" or garentoquen in the Iroquois language, for its resemblance to the human body; "man essence" in Chinese, for the Asian belief that it contains in concentrate everything man needs to stay healthy.
Aliquots of drug-free serum pools were supplemented with ginseng and apparent digoxin concentrations were measured using enzyme-linked chemiluminescent immunosorbent digoxin assay, turbidimetric assay, and fluorescence polarization immunoassay digoxin assays.
The idea: In cells in test tubes, some of the compounds in ginseng reduce insulin resistance.
The use and influence of ginseng in the lives of seven who have invested their lives and money in its promise is documented in a history which blends botany and economics under one cover.