American ginseng


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North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng

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A salesman misled the purchaser to believe that the American ginseng was priced per catty, and it was later revealed to be priced per tael.
The only species I had heard about before meeting Peter were Korean and American ginsengs.
In 1973, American ginseng was added to Appendix II under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES), the agreement between governments designed to protect endangered plants and animals.
7,8) The double-blind RCT reported on here looked at whether American ginseng might be effective in relieving cancer-related fatigue.
Panax quinquefolius, also called North American ginseng (NAG) or American ginseng, has previously been shown to prevent chronic diabetic complications.
This study clearly lends support to the use of American ginseng to address cancer-related fatigue, especially in light of a lack of conventional pharmacologic agents to address this common situation.
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.
Now, a group of scientists has formulated low-lactose functional milk that maintained beneficial levels of American ginseng after processing.
The aim of the present study is to evaluate the preventive effects of North American ginseng on diabetic nephropathy (DN) and the underlying mechanisms of such effects.
AMSTERDAM - American ginseng significantly improved working-memory performance in a double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of healthy young adults presented at the congress.
Barton and colleagues, about two to three times as many patients taking 1,000 or 2,000 mg daily of American ginseng reported satisfaction with treatment and improvements in fatigue, compared with those patients who took placebo (Support.
AMSTERDAM -- American ginseng significantly improved working-memory performance in a doubleblind, placebo-controlled crossover study of healthy young adults presented at the congress.
Cold-fX, they explain, uses a patented and proprietary blend of North American ginseng root (panax quinquefolius) and a unique extract of polysaccharides that has been shown in laboratory and clinical studies to strengthen the immune system to help prevent and relieve cold and flu infections.
Vuksan's group which suggest that American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) was effective in improving glycemic control over a 12-week period (2).
In northeastern North America, the Iroquois and other indigenous peoples made similar medicinal use of its close cousin, American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)--either chewed or smoked--in poultices, infusions, and decoctions.
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