Ginseng ordinary grassy perennial, which is a representative of the Arali family. Its life cycle can last up to 70 years. In a wild environment, it is often found in Eurasia. Also, one of the main places of germination is considered to be China and Korea.
Often located on the northern slopes of gentle mountains or in places of growth of mixed or cedar forests. She is adjacent to:
The natural population is reduced all the time, which is primarily due to the use of ginseng for medicinal purposes, as well as as a replacement of coffee.
This plant contains:
Ginseng root is customary to divide into several parts:
In height, the plant reaches about half a meter, which is achieved due to the grassy, simple and single stem. There are few leaves, only 2-3 pieces. They are held on short petioles, the length of which does not exceed 1 centimeter. The leaves are almost completely naked and pointed. Their base is oval or wedgeshaped back. On the veins there are single whitish hairs.
The flowers are collected in the so-called umbrella consisting of 5-15 flowers, while they are all bolted. A whisk is often white, less often has a pink tint. Reddish berries act as the fetus, and the seeds are white, flat and discable. The ordinary ginseng blooms mainly in June, and begins to bear fruit in July or August.
In the form of healing raw materials, the root of this plant most often acts, less often in nontraditional medicine, seeds are used. The ginseng is prescribed allherald properties, and it is often used for prolonged diseases, which are accompanied by depletion of the body and the loss of strength.
In addition, I use it in the treatment of such diseases:
However, mainly such a plant is used to extend life, normalize vitality, as well as freshness and youth. Ginseng is low toxicity, however, it is not recommended for use for children.