Latin name: Panax ginseng
Also Know As: Asian, Chinese or Korean ginseng, True Ginseng, Ginseng, Panax, Mountain Ginseng, Wild Ginseng
Panax Ginseng is commonly referred to as the ‘True Ginseng’, being the most researched ‘Ginseng’, and is effective for mood, immunity, and cognition; subpar for erections, testosterone, and exercise.
Panax Ginseng tends to be taken in doses of 1gr to 3gr daily for general ‘preventative’ medicine. The 3gr dose appears to confer most cognitive benefit.
‘Red’ (Red Ginseng, Red Panax Ginseng, etc.) refers to a process of heat treatment which alters the coloration. These are slightly different in composition to the untreated plants and confer some unique bioactives, but originate from the same plant sources.