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Nature’s Exquisite Offerings 2/4: Root of Health ~ American Ginseng Root

Ginseng RootGinseng has long been revered as the “king of herbs” throughout the world. It is often used to alleviate ailments such as stress and fatigue.

The therapeutic effects of ginseng are attributed to rare phytochemicals named ginsenosides. Though present throughout the plant, levels of ginsenosides are highest in the root. American ginseng has more Rb1 than Asian ginseng. An antioxidant, Rb1 also has nerve-regeneration inducing activity.

Research results suggest that american ginseng root (Panacis quinquefolii radix) may inhibit cancer cell proliferation, stimulate the immune system, help in preventing upper respiratory infection, and protect against cardiovascular disorders.

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