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Ginseng American - Plant

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The aromatic root of American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) resembles a small parsnip that forks as it matures.
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Description for Ginseng American

American ginseng is a herbaceous perennial plant in the ivy family, commonly used as Chinese or herbal medicine. An extract is sold as Cold-fX. It is native to eastern North America, though it is also cultivated in places such as China.

The plant grows 6" to 18" tall, usually bearing three leaves, each with three to five leaflets, 2" to 5" long.

Common nameFlower coloursBloom timeHeightDifficulty
Panax quinquefoliusYellowish-green to greenish-whiteJune to July0.75 to 1.50 feeteasy to grow

Planting and care

Understand the wild-simulated ginseng growing method. This method mimics the plant s natural environment. While ginseng grown this way typically takes eight years to mature, the end result is much more valuable than field-cultivated ginseng due to its color and shape. You may attempt to alter this process by using artificial shade or tilling the soil, but then you will be growing woods-grown ginseng, which may grow into a different, less valuable shape.

SunlightSoilWaterTemperatureFertilizer
Full Sun to Partial Shadewell-drained soilMedium50F.Apply any organic fertilizer

Caring for Ginseng American

  • Once the plants have matured, they will produce a cluster of red berries with the seed in the center.
  • Pick these in the fall if you want to harvest the seeds for planting or selling.
  • Keep in mind they will need to be stratified as described under Preparing the Seeds.

Typical uses of Ginseng American

Special features: An interesting and increasingly rare native plant for shade areas. Best in herb gardens, native plant gardens, woodland gardens or shade gardens. Generally not grown in borders due to lack of sufficient ornamental interest.

Culinary use: na

Ornamental use: The plant is used for ornamental purpose.

Medicinal use: American ginseng is also used for low iron in the blood (anemia), diabetes, insulin resistance related to HIV treatments, cancer-related fatigue, high blood pressure, trouble sleeping (insomnia), nerve pain, erectile dysfunction (ED), fever, hangover symptoms, attention deficit-hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), blood and bleeding disorders, breast cancer, dizziness, headaches, convulsions, fibromyalgia, “hardening of the arteries” (atherosclerosis), memory loss.

References

  • http://www.wikihow.com/Grow-Ginseng
  • http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/PlantFinder/PlantFinderDetails.aspx?kempercode=a253

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