What Is Ginseng Root?

Answer American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius) is a perennial herb that grows from Maine along the eastern seaboard to Alabama. In 1970, it was harvested to the point that the United States had to list it ... Read More »

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How do I find ginseng root?

Gensing HuntingLearn to identify the wild ginseng plant that occurs naturally in mature hardwood forests across much of the eastern United States. Mature ginseng plants are 12 inches or more tall w... Read More »

What is Panax Ginseng Root?

Panax ginseng also is called Korean or Asian ginseng. The herb has been valued in traditional Chinese medicine for over 2,000 years. Ginseng roots contain plant chemicals that affect many different... Read More »

Tips on Growing American Ginseng Root?

Ginseng is one of the world’s most desired root plants. It takes many years to mature from a seedling to a full-size plant and requires intensive care to thrive. It has been prized for centuries ... Read More »

Where can I buy ginseng?

Try asian tea places, like a bubble tea mart, or even an asian influence supermarket. It's usually best when still in root form and fresh!