American ginseng

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n American ginseng North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
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Usage

In literature:

American merchants had traded ginseng and furs for China silks and teas ever since the United States had been a nation.
"The Path of Empire" by Carl Russell Fish
The third grade includes American Ginseng and is the great staple kind.
"Ginseng and Other Medicinal Plants" by A. R. (Arthur Robert) Harding
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In news:

Mayo Clinic researchers found that American ginseng may help reduce symptoms of fatigue for cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy or radiation.
Already known as a popular herb for its reputed energy-boosting effects, American ginseng may help reduce symptoms of.
High doses of the herb American ginseng ( Panax quinquefolius ) over two months reduced cancer-related fatigue in patients more effectively than a placebo.
American ginseng may reduce fatigue during cancer treatment.
Mayo Clinic researchers have found that high doses of the herb American ginseng , seen here in a ginseng -cleaning plant in Wisconsin, helps patients fight cancer-related fatigue.
The collecting of ginseng root is a mountain tradition, but American Wild Ginseng is now often found only on private, state, or federally protected lands.
The International American Ginseng Expo is December 7th and 8th in Mills River.
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