Ginseng is derived from the root of the ginseng plant. Although there are several different types of ginseng, the three most common are ginseng panax, American ginseng and Siberian ginseng. Our Ginseng is Siberian Ginseng.
This species, which is native to China, Korea, and Russia, has been an important herbal remedy in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years.
Ginseng contains vitamins A, B-6 and the mineral Zinc. The main active ingredients of ginseng are the more than 25 saponin triterpenoid glycosides called "ginsenosides".
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