American ginseng


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

American ginseng

Herbal medicine
A perennial herb, the root of which has been used by Native Americans, Chinese and Indians as a general and immune tonic, and a cure-all for aenemia, asthma, common cold, depression, fatigue, flu, low back pain, stress and other conditions; like Oriental ginseng, it is said to be an aphrodisiac.
 
Toxicity
American ginseng may cause asthmatiform episodes, arrhythmias, palpitations, hypertension and postmenopausal bleeding.

American ginseng

A species of ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) used in alternative medicine as an adaptogen, aphrodisiac, stimulant, for the treatment of type II diabetes and for sexual dysfunction in men,
See also: ginseng
References in periodicals archive ?
Four-year-old North American ginseng roots collected in 2007 from 5 different farms in Ontario, Canada were provided by the Ontario Ginseng Growers Association (OGGA).
American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) shares Panax's glycemic properties, but no previous studies have been conducted to evaluate the capacity of American ginseng to modulate cognitive function," Dr.
Vuksan's lab are from a combination of fiber blend (PGX) and American ginseng administered over three months to individuals with already well-controlled type 2 diabetes.
Chinese herbalists believe that American ginseng contains the power of yin--a cooling relaxant and feminine tonic, especially prized in the hotter regions of southern China--while Asian ginseng, native to the cooler parts of Manchuria and southern Siberia, provides the power of yang--a fiery stimulant and virility booster.
Effect of Brazilian, Indian, Siberian, Asian and North American ginseng on serum digoxin measurement by immunoassays and binding of digoxin-like immunoreactive components of ginseng with fab fragment of antidigoxin antibody (digibind).
Eleuthero, Adaptogenic, American ginseng, schisandra, rhodiola rose ashwaganda
In the first study, 9 patients with type 2 diabetes and 10 controls were randomized to receive 3 g of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.
Herbalists often prescribe American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius L.
ArginMax consists of highly standardized extracts of botanicals including ginkgo biloba, American ginseng, Korean ginseng, the amino acid L-Arginine, plus 13 essential vitamins and minerals including Vitamins A, C, E, B-complex, Selenium, and Zinc.
Another dwindling species: American ginseng root, a herbal medicine apparently used to treat inflammation, infection, and "lack of energy.
Visser's initial order included: Ginseng Rush[R], Ginseng Rush XXX[TM], e-water[R] and the Ginseng Rush American Ginseng Capsules and Extract.
formerly The History Channel) for its false portrayal of the wild American ginseng harvest presented on its 'reality' style show, 'Appalachian Outlaws.

Medical browser ?
Full browser ?