Siberian Ginseng root (dried, organic)
"This, with the Chinese, is the medicine par excellence, the last resort when all other drugs fail" - G.Stuart 1911
Used in China for over 5,000 years, ginseng (P.ginseng) was known to 9th-century Arab physicians.
Root (P.ginseng) - Decoction - Take 3-10g in 500ml water as a general yang tonic.
Root (P.ginseng) - Tincture - Use for diarrhoea related to weak digestive function. For asthma and chronic coughs, combine with walnut and ginger.
Cautions - Although P.ginseng is generally safe, side effects have been reported: avoid high doses or prolonged use in pregnancy and hypertension. Avoid other stimulants such as tea, coffee and cola drinks when taking P.ginseng.
Above information source - The Herb Society's Complete Medical Herbal book - Penelope Ody Mnimhn
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