American Ginseng, 1 oz

American Ginseng, 1 oz

American Ginseng, 1 oz

SKU G333-1
Brand Gaia Herbs
Unit Size 1 fl oz (30 ml)
Dosage Take 30 drops of extract in a small amount of water 3 times daily between meals.
Taste Bitter. sweet
Properties Mild, cool
Contraindications Not to be used during pregnancy or lactation. If you have a medical condition or take pharmaceutical drugs, please consult with your doctor before use. Keep away from children. Use only as directed on label. Safety sealed for your protection. Contraindicated in those with cold-dampness obstructing the middle, or fire from constraint. (Bensky)
Chinese Symptomology Chronic, unabating fever; Weakness, irritability, and thirst; Long-term wheezing and coughing up blood, and loss of voice due to Lung yin deficiency. (Bensky)
Actions Nourishes yin, cleanses heat, increases salivation, supplements lungs, moistens and depresses fire (Hsu, Oriental Materia Medica).Benefits the qi, generates fluids, and nourishes the yin; Nurtures the Lung yin and clears fire from the Lungs. (Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica).
Pattern Yin deficiency with heat signs and chronic unabating fever;Aftermath of febrile disease;Lung qi and yin deficiency with depleted fluids and blazing fire from deficiency, which impairs the clearing and dispersing functions of the Lungs. (Bensky)
Channels Entered Lung, Stomach

Also available in 4 oz size

Chinese name Xi Yang Shen, 1 oz
English name American Ginseng, 1 oz
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Ginseng is one of the most widely used medicinal herbs, with at least six species used in traditional medicine. American Ginseng is native to North America and was used for centuries by Native Americans. It is a potent adaptogen that supports the body in adapting to stress and supports the body’s immune system. In addition it supports normal levels of stamina and endurance.*

"Sweet, slightly bitter, and cold in nature, Panacis quinquefolii Radix (xi yang shen) enters the Heart, Lung, and Kidney channels to tonify the qi, nourish the yin, clear Lung fire, and generate fluids. It is best used for patterns of qi and yin deficiency with heat or blazing fire, such as yin deficiency fire with cough and wheezing, coughing of bloody sputum, and febrile diseases injuring both the qi and yin and leading to exhaustion, thirst, dry tongue and mouth, and passage of blood in the stool due to Intestinal heat. The Thoroughly Revised Materia Medica notes that this herb "tonifies the Lungs, directs fire downward, generates fluids, eliminates irritability and fatigue, and is most appropriate for deficiency accompanied by fire. Discussion of Medicinal Properties adds that it "tonifies the yin and reduces heat. Prepared with ginger it augments the qi. Supports the normal qi." Essays on Medicine Esteeming the Chinese and Respecting the Western observes that this herb "tonifies and assists the qi aspect, but also tonifies and augments the blood aspect." It also says that it "is cooling and tonifying, whenever one wishes to use Ginseng Radix (Ren Shen) but does not want the warmth of Ginseng Radix (Ren Shen), in all such cases this can be used as a substitute."* --Bensky: Chinese Herbal Medicine Materia Medica.*


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