ginseng

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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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For stress, the recommended ginseng is Eleutherococcus Senticosus, known as Siberian ginseng.
Korean red ginseng extract keeps a respiratory virus called RSV (for respiratory syncytial virus) from spreading.
He joined forces with a university and research institutes in South Korea to see if ginseng could be used to protect against and fight these viruses.
It is ordinary Korean white ginseng that's been steamed and air-dried.
3) It has been previously reported that Asian and American ginsengs and Ashwagandha (Indian ginseng) interfere with serum digoxin measurement by the fluorescence polarization immunoassay (FPIA).
We evaluated potential interference of Asian, American, and Indian ginsengs on serum digoxin measurement both in vitro and in vivo in a mouse model with the ECLIA-digoxin assay and a turbidimetric assay (TIA) on Bayer's ADVIA Chemistry systems and compared the results with the results obtained by using FPIA.
Different ginsengs used in this study were purchased from local herbal stores in Houston, Tex.
To examine potential in vivo interference of the ginsengs in digoxin assays, mice were fed 300 [micro]L of Asian, American, or Indian ginseng preparations by gavage, and blood specimens were collected 1 and 3 hours after feeding using the retro-orbital bleeding technique.