After great debates in the European scientific circles, the descriptions presented by Jartoux and Lafiteau were accepted and both plants were given the genus name "panax," from panacea or "cure-all." Thus, North American ginseng
started its career as a major colonial trade commodity and was diligently collected in Virginia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
Wang, "Discrimination of American ginseng
and Asian ginseng using electronic nose and gas chromatography-mass spectrometry coupled with chemometrics," Journal of Ginseng Research, vol.
New York's ginseng regulations have two main goals: the creation of a ginseng exportation program and the conservation of American ginseng
in the wild.
(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.
Liet al., "American ginseng
inhibits vascular smooth muscle cell proliferation via suppressing Jak/Stat pathway," Journal of Ethnopharmacology, vol.
(North American ginseng
)," Analytical Chemistry, vol.
Now, a group of scientists has formulated low-lactose functional milk that maintained beneficial levels of American ginseng
is one of the most commonly used herbal medicines in the world.
The main active constituents are similar to those in Korean ginseng (Panax ginseng) and American ginseng
(Panax quinquefolium), being the saponins ginsenosides and notoginsenosides.
AMSTERDAM - American ginseng
significantly improved working-memory performance in a double-blind, placebo-controlled crossover study of healthy young adults presented at the congress.