Ginseng - (Panax ginseng)

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Ginseng is a perennial herb that has been used for more than 5000 years. The name Panax comes from Latin and means cure-all.
The flowers are yellow-green and the berries are red. It's a slow-growing, shade-loving herb that can grow up to 28 inches tall. The plant takes at least 6 years to mature.
It is very difficult to grow this herb and also very expensive, but if you would like to try to grow ginseng, plant it in a well-drained soil in a shady location. Harvest the roots when the plant is six to seven years old.

You can add some ginseng to your soup.

Part used: Roots.

Don't take for more than six weeks at a time since it can cause sleep disturbances, restlessness and anxiety.

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