Ginseng. Ryan Butterworth Andrew Gordon Avis Kusi. Classification. Family: Araliaceae Genus: Panax Panax ginseng (Asian) and Panax quinquefolius L. (American) Panax, derived from Greek Panakos, a “panacea”, or a “cure-all”. Etymology. “Ginseng” said to mean “wonder of the world”
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“Ginsenosides are active ingredients isolated from the oriental herb, ginseng. They are steroidal saponins. Many ginsenosides have been found to have anticancer properties against tumor cell lines and tumor growth. Others have been shown to have CNS effects ranging from neurons from ischemic damage to preventing scopolamine-induced memory deficits.”
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*Don’t take Ginseng with coffee or caffeinated beverages as it will accelerate the caffeine effects on the body and can cause diarrhea