American Ginseng Root Hai
Ginseng root is universally known for its medicinal properties. It is specifically used as a tonic for the spleen, kidney and adrenal functions, lungs, and as a general restorative for vital energy in the body and mind. The active ingredients in Ginseng root are saponin triterpenoid glycosides, or chemicals commonly called ginsenosides.
Fresh Ginseng root is widely used as a principal ingredient within Asian recipes, specifically Chinese and Korean, where it is an essential pantry ingredient within the kitchen. Adding ginseng to soups and teas bring out its anise-flavored profile and earthy tendencies. Complimentary ingredients include cloves, Chinese rosebuds, cinnamon, five spice, ginger, hazelnuts, curry, alliums, poultry, fermented beverages, chiles and chile sauces, malted barley, Thai basil and Wild basil, rosemary, stonefruits, strawberries and pineapple.
Suggested Use: Rinse and clean throughly with water, then boil for herbal soup or tea.