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Definition of the noun american ginseng
What does american ginseng mean as a name of something?
- North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
- lexical domain: Plants - nouns denoting plants
- scientific name: Panax quinquefolius
- synonym of American ginseng: sang
- more generic terms: herb / herbaceous plant = a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties
- part: ginseng = aromatic root of ginseng plants
- member of: genus Panax / Panax = perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
Alternative definition of the noun american ginseng
- Panax quinquefolius, source of an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic.
"American ginseng" is a book by George Valentine Nash.
- also known as "American ginseng: its commercial history, protection and cultivation"
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Native American Ginseng Surprisingly, a type of wild ginseng also grows in North America, Panax quinquefolium, American ginseng. It is called human root in many Native American languages and used as a panacea, tonic, and natural ...
by Sarah E. Boslaugh
American ginseng is considered a less potent treatment in comparison to ...
Used in Food, Drugs and Cosmetics by Ikhlas A. Khan, Ehab A. Abourashed
Used in soft drinks; those manufactured in America are mostly made from American ginseng, while those manufactured overseas are from Asian ginseng, although type ofginsengisnot always labeled. Dietary Supplements/Health Foods .
by Sarah Brewer
The closely related American ginseng (P. quinquefolium from the woodlands of east ...
by Deborah R. Mitchell
Jesuit missionaries to Canada in 1704 returned to Paris with samples of American ginseng, and soon interest was stirred on both sides of the Atlantic. American colonists soon lost interest, however, although some Native American tribes used ...
by Paul M. Coates, M. Coates Paul, Marc Blackman, Marc R. Blackman, Gordon M. Cragg, Mark Levine, Jeffrey D. White, Joel Moss, Mark A. Levine
INTRODUCTION American ginseng (Panax quinquefolium L.), indigenous to North America, is one of the most popular medicinal herbs in the world. While Asian ginseng (P. ginseng C.A. Meyer) has been used for thousands of years in China ...
Dictionary of Flavors (2017)
by Dolf De Rovira, Sr.
American ginseng or Panax quinquefolius is produced in the United States and Canada and is prized in Chinese societies. Ginseng is considered to be an adaptogen, adapting its effect to whatever is needed by the body. The name comes ...
Subjective health care viewed with an objective eye by Joseph Segen
See Unproven methods for cancer management American cedar Thuja, see there, Thuja occidentalis American ginseng Herbal medicine Panax quinquefolius, five fingers, tartar root A perennial herb, the root of which has been used by Native ...
by David W. Group
Some prefer American ginseng because it is a milder form than its Asian counterpart andavoids someof theside effects. Those suffering from acute inflammatory disease, anxiety disorder, bipolar disorder,heart palpitations, asthma, ...
From Acacia to Zinnia by Christopher Cumo
American ginseng is native to eastern North America, from Ontario to Wisconsin. Although ginseng is a slow-growing plant, it is still extremely useful for so many different types of ailments and is also nutritious. Ginseng is a deciduous perennial ...
by Michael T. Murray, Joseph Pizzorno
American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) reduces postproandial ...
by Andrew Chevallier
PaPaver rhoeas Constituents American ginseng contains steroidal saponins, including panaquilon. History & Folklore Native American peoples may have considered this herb a means to increase female fertility. From the mid-18th century, the ...
Mental Health and Mental Disorders: An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being [3 volumes] (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Conditions, Treatments, and Well-Being by Len Sperry
and American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius). Other herbs are called ginseng, such as Siberian ginseng, but they do not contain the active ingredient of ginsenosides .
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American Ginseng on Kearny St.
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