Panax


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panax

(ˈpænæks)
n
any perennial herb of the genus Panax
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Noun1.panax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginsengPanax - perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
rosid dicot genus - a genus of dicotyledonous plants
Araliaceae, family Araliaceae, ivy family - mostly tropical trees and shrubs and lianas: genera Panax and Hedera
nin-sin, Panax ginseng, Panax pseudoginseng, Panax schinseng, ginseng - Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers
American ginseng, Panax quinquefolius, sang - North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
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According to Dongwha Enterprise, it has gained an 89.63 percent stake in Panax Etec after completing the payment of 117.9 billion won ($97.1 million) to the battery material maker's largest stakeholder, a consortium led by private equity fund JKL Partners.
Ingredients include Caffeine, L-Theanine, and Panax Ginseng.
Ocotillol-type saponins share a tetrahydrofuran ring as the tetracyclic triterpenoids, which is rare existing in Panax quinquefolius L., Panax japonicus, Hana mina, and Vietnamese ginseng [1].
An option may be found in an herb that has been used in oriental medicine for thousands of years, Panax ginseng.
After great debates in the European scientific circles, the descriptions presented by Jartoux and Lafiteau were accepted and both plants were given the genus name "panax," from panacea or "cure-all." Thus, North American ginseng started its career as a major colonial trade commodity and was diligently collected in Virginia, North Carolina and Pennsylvania.
What does it do: In China this herb has been used medicinally for thousands of years and is held to be second only in esteem to Ginseng (Panax ginseng) in its efficacy.
Objective: To systematically review the published evidence to evaluate the safety and effectiveness of the two types of Panax ginseng (Asian [Panax ginseng] and American [Panax quinquefolius]) as treatments for fatigue.
In general, Panax ginseng is recommended choice to experience healthy lifestyle but it is important to take proper dosages which are ranged from 600 to 1,000 milligrams three times daily.
Herbs including valerian, hops, passion flower, magnolia extract, Apocynum venetum leaf extract (AVLE), and ginseng (Panax ginseng, Panax quinquefolius, Panax vietnamensis) may have sedative and hypnotic effects; ashwanganda acts as an adaptogen.
Furthermore, when dan shen and panax ginseng were co-administered with warfarin, there was an increase in prothrombin time.