Ginseng is a perennial plant, from genus Panax and family Araliaceae, native of Eastern Asia, Siberia and North America. Ginseng root has a forked shape, very alike a man foot, thus the etymology of the term.
There is more than one type of Ginseng (American Ginseng, Chinese Ginseng, Siberian Ginseng etc.) and each Ginseng species has its particularities. Not all of them are medically efficient.By Traditional Korean/Chinese Medicine, Panax Ginseng (Asian Ginseng) promotes Yang energy, improves circulation, increase blood supply, revitalizes and aids recovery from weakness after illness, stimulates the body. There are two types of Panax Ginseng: white ginseng and red ginseng.In Oriental traditional old medicine, Ginseng was considered a cure-all, a natural treatment for all diseases. It’s a fact that older the plant, higher its quality and curing capacity. Ginseng elixir Use a purchased white Ginseng root, a Chinese Ginseng preferable, a bottle, one part of 70-85 degrees alcohol and another part of fountain water to home make the Ginseng elixir.Carefully put the Ginseng root into the bottle with the head up. Add over the alcohol and the water, in equal proportion, so that exceed the root with 1 cm. Let it macerate for two months, churning it daily by 2-3 times, in a cool and dark place. According as consuming the Ginseng extract, complete it equally with water and alcohol. Medicinal benefit of ginseng • Ginseng elixir – as a stimulant for entire body, against physical and psychical fatigue, is increasing the body’s resistance to stress. Drink 15-20 ml Ginseng elixir, adding water to 50 ml every morning. The Chinese masters confirmed that Ginseng elixir is an anti aging treatment too.• Ginseng elixir – as a disinfectant solution. Use the ginseng extract to disinfect the body lesions.• Ginseng elixir – aphrodisiac and sexual stimulant, enhancing libido and copulation performances. Don’t consume the Ginseng elixir after 6 pm, because of its stimulant capacity.It is not recommended in hypertension affection.