Panax ginseng

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Panax ginseng

A species of ginseng.
Synonym(s): Asian ginseng

Panax ginseng

The variety of ginseng used most often in herbal remedies. Synonym: Asian ginseng; Chinese ginseng; Korean ginseng
See also: Panax

Panax ginseng,

n Asian ginseng. See ginseng and ginseng, Asian.
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Native Americans knew nothing of Asian ginseng lore, nor did the Chinese know that the Iroquois preferred theirs smoked or chewed, until the French Jesuit Father Joseph-Francois Lafitau, living in Sault Saint Louis near Montreal at the turn of the eighteenth century, happened upon an illustrated account of Asian ginseng written by a fellow Jesuit stationed in China.
Asian ginseng is not suitable for people with diabetes and Ginkgo and Echinacea can cause allergic reactions.
Both American and Asian ginseng are in the steroid family of ginsenosides, which have various hormonal and central nervous system effects.
There is Korean ginseng, Asian ginseng and Chinese ginseng -- all from the same source plant Panax ginseng, which is native to eastern Asia.
The second stage includes Metabolife Break Through, which contains a proprietary combination of nutrients shown to maintain full metabolic effect for at least eight weeks after initial weight loss, and Metabolife Extreme Energy, which contains a proprietary blend of guarana extract, Asian ginseng extract, green tea extract, yerba mate extract, eleuthero extract, rhodiola extract and theanine to help increase energy, improve mental alertness and increase metabolism.
Asian ginseng (Panax ginseng) and its close relative North American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) are perennial aromatic herbs that are widely used in Oriental medicine and have been acclaimed to have various health benefits including diabetes treatment.
Blood Sugar Formula contains 16,000 mcg of biotin and 500 mcg of chromium plus herbs gymnema and Asian ginseng.
2000a, 2000b) support the claim that the roots of Asian ginseng and American ginseng possess anti-hyperglycemic activities.

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