「参」入了解 Type of Ginseng
Type of Ginseng
Mainly distributed in China. It has the strongest effect on replenishing congenital Qi , it can tonify the heart, spleen, lung, kidney qi, sedate the mind, improve intelligence and nourish blood. It is suitable for weak body constitution due to prolonged illness, collapse, etc.
- Korean Ginseng
Mainly produced from South and North Korea. It can replenish Qi and blood, especially good for postpartum blood loss and less menstrual blood.
- American Ginseng
Mainly produced from the United States and Canada. It nourishes Qi and Yin, clear heat, suitable for Qi and Yin deficiency, deficiency heat, fatigue, dry mouth and throat, etc.
- Codonopsis pilosula
Cost-effective ginseng, it is cheaper than ginseng but the ability in replenish qi is weaker than ginseng. It can invigorate spleen and lung Qi.
- Radix pseudostellariae.
Compared with Codonopsis and ginseng, the effect of tonifying qi is weaker, but the power of nourishing Yin is stronger. It can tonify spleen and stomach, nourish stomach Yin. It is often used for elderly and children.
Contraindication of ginseng: excess heat syndrome, bleeding due to blood heat.