Panax pseudoginseng Health effects and herbal facts

Known as
Himalayan ginseng Nepal ginseng pseudoginseng

Panax pseudoginseng is a species of the genus Panax. Common names include Pseudoginseng, Nepal ginseng, and Himalayan ginseng. Pseudoginseng belongs to the same scientific genus as ginseng. In Latin, the word panax means "cure-all", and the family of ginseng plants is one of the most well-known herbs. Panax pseudoginseng is not an adaptogen like the better known Panax species, but it is famous as a hemostatic herb that both invigorates and builds blood.

Panax pseudoginseng

Medical use

Economic importance of Panax pseudoginseng

Medicines folklore

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Geografical distribution

  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Native
    • China: China - Xizang
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Native
    • Indian Subcontinent: Nepal

Biological activities

AntiHIV
Betulin found in Seed Oil
Anticarcinomic
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Antifeedant
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Antiflu
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Antiinflammatory
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Antitumor
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Antiviral
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Aphidifuge
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Cytotoxic
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Hypolipemic
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Prostaglandin-Synthesis-Inhibitor
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Topoisomerase-II-Inhibitor
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Chemicals detected

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Betulin Seed Oil
Reference: Dr. Duke's Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. [Online Database]