The ginseng is the perennial plant relating to family araliyevy. This grass grows no more than 50 cm in height. Root system of a ginseng – a perennial. Ginseng roots poorly branch, yellow color. Stalks at this plant direct, single, with long leaves. Flowers with a white nimbus, by sight small and ordinary - looking. A ginseng fruit – the stone fruit of bright red color consisting of one, two and three stones. The plant blossoms in the middle of the summer, and its fruits ripen in an early autumn. The ginseng breeds in exclusively seed way. Germination of seeds happens only 1,5 - 2 later after landing of a plant. A ginseng – the long - liver, he can live 1–1,5 centuries.
In a wild look the plant can be seen in Khabarovsk, Primorsk, Korea, Manchuria and China. Most often the ginseng grows in the woods with a cedar and broad - leaved trees and in the mixed woods. The ginseng grows on friable and rich with fertilizers at soils. The main thing – the soil has to be moderately damp. The ginseng does not love direct beams of the sun, for this reason it grows only in the places closed by trees.
Useful properties of a ginseng
About medicinal properties of a root of a ginseng even composed legends. From legends it became known that the root of this plant not only treats for diseases, but also can put on legs of the person who is dying.
Thanks to variety of the chemicals which are contained in a ginseng it is a herb which is applied in traditional medicine for a long time. The root of a plant contains alkaloids, pitches, vitamin C, sulfur and phosphorus, tannins, and also micro and macrocells.
The plant has the toning and soothing effect on an organism. The ginseng increases working capacity, removes bile and improves gas exchange in lungs. Thanks to medicinal action of a ginseng arterial pressure is normalized, function of endocrine system increases, sugar in blood decreases.
The ginseng has the calming effect at neurosises and stresses. The plant is applied at an intellectual and physical overstrain, at depressions and hypotonia .