Name: Ginseng (Panax Ginseng)
Chinese name: 人参 .
Thermal nature: Warm.
Flavor: Bitter (mild), sweet
Organ meridian: Spleen, lung, heart, and kidney.
Properties: Greatly replenish energy (Qi), stops excessive bleeding and sweating. Vitalize spleen, strengthen lungs and nourishes blood.
Best for: Use for elderly or people with very weak body constitution.
Serving for one person: 3 to 9g.
Dietary caution: People with flu symptoms should avoid eating ginseng for the time being. Never eat Ginseng with Hellebore as they have clashing effects on each other.