American ginseng

noun
North American woodland herb similar to and used as substitute for the Chinese ginseng
Syn: ↑sang, ↑Panax quinquefolius
Hypernyms: ↑herb, ↑herbaceous plant
Member Holonyms: ↑Panax, ↑genus Panax
Part Meronyms: ↑ginseng

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  • American Ginseng — Taxobox name = American Ginseng image width = 240px image caption = Panax quinquefolius foliage and fruit status = G3 status system = TNC status ref = Cite web publisher =NatureServe title = Panax quinquefolius work = NatureServe Explorer url =… …   Wikipedia

  • American ginseng — amerikinis ženšenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Panax quinquefolius), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunami lipai ir kietieji aliejai.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • American ginseng — noun Panax quinquefolius, source of an herb used in traditional Chinese medicine as a tonic …   Wiktionary

  • Ginseng — Taxobox name = Ginseng image width = 270px image caption = Panax quinquefolius foliage and fruit regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Magnoliopsida ordo = Apiales familia = Araliaceae subfamilia = Aralioideae genus = Panax genus… …   Wikipedia

  • Ginseng — An herb that has been used to stimulate the adrenal gland and thereby increase energy. It also may have some beneficial effect on reducing blood sugar in patients with diabetes mellitus. Ginseng can cause elevation in blood pressure, headache,… …   Medical dictionary

  • ginseng — /jin seng/, n. 1. any of several plants of the genus Panax, esp. P. pseudoginseng, of eastern Asia, or P. qinquefolius, of North America, having an aromatic root used medicinally. 2. the root itself. 3. a preparation made from it. Also, genseng.… …   Universalium

  • Ginseng — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Ginseng (homonymie). Ginseng …   Wikipédia en Français

  • ginseng — amerikinis ženšenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Panax quinquefolius), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunami lipai ir kietieji aliejai.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ginseng d'Amérique — amerikinis ženšenis statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Aralijinių šeimos prieskoninis, vaistinis augalas (Panax quinquefolius), paplitęs Šiaurės Amerikoje. Iš jo gaminami maisto priedai (kvėpikliai), gaunami lipai ir kietieji aliejai.… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • ginseng — [jin′seŋ΄] adj. [Chin jēn shēn < jēn, man (from the shape of the root) + shēn, the constellation Orion] designating a family (Araliaceae, order Apiales) of dicotyledonous plants, shrubs, and trees, usually having flat clusters of small, white… …   English World dictionary

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