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(pa'naks?) [L. panax, fr Gr. panax, fr panakes, all-healing]
A genus of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, native to the cooler climates of Korea, northern China, and eastern Siberia, certain species of which are used in alternative medicine. See: ginseng

Panax ginseng

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

Panax japonicus

See: Japanese ginseng

Panax notoginseng

A species native to China and Japan, used in Chinese medicine to treat blood deficiencies and as a hemostatic.
Synonym: Panax pseudoginseng

Panax pseudoginseng

Panax notoginseng.

Panax quinquefolius

See: American ginseng
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One recent study (Saudi Journal of Biological Science, 2017) showed how the combination of Panax ginseng and bee pollen prevented BPH in laboratory rats genetically designed to develop BPH.
Both North American and Asian ginseng roots, but also the leaves and the berries, are rich in ginsenosides, which are the molecules that generate the medicinal properties and benefits, and which are exclusive to the panax plants.
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HMP consists of seven herbs including Moschus, Panax Ginseng, Venenum Bufonis, Cortex cinnamomi, Styrax, Calculus Bovis, and Borneol.
Screening and characterization of endophytic fungi of Panax ginseng Meyer for biocontrol activity against ginseng pathogens.
For example, Panax ginseng and Ophiopogon japonicas were regarded as Tonifying herbs, whilst Schisandra chinensis was Astringent herb and Sophora flavescens came from heat-clearing medicinal.