Name (common): Korean Ginseng

Botanical name: Panax ginseng

Synonyms: Panax, True Ginseng


General description:

Panax ginseng is native to Korea and China, and has been used in eastern Asia for thousands of years. Traditional Chinese Medicine considers it to be the most potent energy, or Qi, tonic.  The term 'Panax' is derived from the Greek words for 'all-healing'.


Functions and general science:

As a Qi tonic in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Panax ginseng is usually indicated when energy is lacking or lethargy or lack of appetite are experienced.  This herb has also been extensively studied and scientific evidence indicates this herb may be helpful, usually in combination with other herbs, to support health during immune challenges, menopause, fatigue and convalescence.


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The information provided in reference to this ingredient is general in nature and provided as information only. Any product specific therapeutic claims for this ingredient are linked to specific dosage requirements based on evidence of traditional or scientific nature.