Ginseng root White American
Ginseng White American Panax quinquefolium
Derived from the root of the plant. Most American ginseng is cultivated at the northwest region of United States and Canada. Patients take this supplement to improve athletic performance, strength, and stamina, and to treat diabetes and cancer. In Chinese herbal formulas, American ginseng is frequently used to nourish 'Yin' , alter cardiovascular tone, enhance humoral and cellular-dependent immunity, and may inhibit the growth of cancer.