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American Ginseng

Other Names: American Ginseng, North American Ginseng, Pannag, Man Root, Finger Root, Wild Ginseng, Panax Quinquefolius
Traditional Usages: Increasing Female Fertility,Tonic, Eye Drops and Ear Drops, Gun Wounds, Improve Stamina, Stress, Improve Blood Circulation, Mental Alertness, Regular usage is supposed to increase one's life span, Fatigue, Insomnia, Libido Loss, Sexual Debility
Resources: North America, Himalayas, China, France, Canada, Britain
Parts Used: Roots, Leaves
Health Warning: Avoid during Pregnancy and Breastfeeding. Ginseng should not be used for more than 6-weeks without a break.

American Ginseng - Herbal remedy for Meningitis: Taking ginseng helps as it naturally boosts the immune system. This is very important if you have meningitis. particularly if taken at the first signs of the illness. American ginseng teabags are available from herbal and health food stores. Drink three cups of tea daily.

American Ginseng – Herbal remedy for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: It may reduce anxiety. Infuse the dried, chopped root in hot water to make an herbal tea. Drink three cups daily.

North American Ginseng – Herbal remedy for Flu (Influenza):  North American ginseng has been shown to reduce the duration and severity of colds and flu in both sick and healthy people. Take one tablet of 250 milligrams of American Ginseng once daily.

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