Photos of Panax ginseng Asian ginseng, Korean Ginseng, Chinese Ginseng, 人参, Ren Shen.

Panax ginseng, Asian ginseng, Korean Ginseng, Chinese Ginseng, 人参, Ren Shen. Asian ginseng, Panax ginseng, 人参, has been famous for millennia. The late botanist Dr. Shiu Ying Hu (1908-2012) translates the 2000 year-old-text of Shen Nong: "It is used for repairing the five viscera, quieting the spirit, curbing the emotion, stopping agitation, removing noxious influence, brightening the eyes, enlightening the mind and increasing wisdom. Continuous use leads one to longevity with light weight." The preception of ginseng's benefits has changed little in 2,000 years.

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