Ozark Encyclopedia – G – Ginseng

Ginseng - Panax quinquefolius Parts used: root Traditional uses: Root used for headache, colic, colds, as an expectorant. Chewed for thrush. Decoction used for palsy and vertigo. Poultice applied to wounds and bleeding cuts. Decoction used as a febrifuge. General tonic. “In China, both varieties are used particularly for dyspepsia, vomiting and nervous disorders. A... Continue Reading →

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