|Other:||American Ginseng; Canadian ginseng|
Used in Asian medicine to tonify qi, nourish yin, and cool fire from yin deficiency. Milder and less stimulating than Panax ginseng.
• diabetes mellitus type 2
• physical and mental exhaustion
• chemotherapy and radiation (adjunct)
• decreased appetite
• poor digestion
• Steroidal Glycosides (Ginsenosides )
• Decoction (dried herb): 3-9 g bid
• Generally considered safe when used as indicated.
• Anticoagulants (Coumadin) • may interact.
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American Ginseng; Canadian ginseng
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