Ginseng is an herb revered the world over for its ability to build vitality and Qi (Energy). In Traditional Chinese Medicine it is called the King of Qi Herbs.
Specifically, we are talking about Panax ginseng (aka Chinese or Korean ginseng) and Panax quinquefolius (aka American ginseng).
Considered a powerful adaptogenic herb, able to support health, prevent illness, and help counter the impact of stress on the body and mind, ginseng is often used to improve cognitive decline, diabetes, lethargy, and cold limbs. It is excellent for supporting recovery after a long illness or cancer.
Ginseng is also famous as an effective herb for treating erectile dysfunction in men. It’s name in Chinese, Ren Shen, actually translates as “man root.”