Definition of Panax schinseng

1. Noun. Chinese herb with palmately compound leaves and small greenish flowers and forked aromatic roots believed to have medicinal powers.

Exact synonyms: Ginseng, Nin-sin, Panax Ginseng, Panax Pseudoginseng
Group relationships: Genus Panax, Panax
Terms within: Ginseng
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Panax Schinseng

Panama hats
Panama redwood
Panama redwood tree
Panama tree
Panamanian
Panamanian capital
Panamanian monetary unit
Panamanians
Panamax
Pananglican
Panasonic
Panax
Panax ginseng
Panax pseudoginseng
Panax quinquefolius
Panax schinseng
Panay
Pancake Day
Pancake Tuesday
Panchagarh District
Panchatantra
Panchen Lama
Panchen Lamas
Pancho Villa
Pancoast's suture
Pancoast syndrome
Pancyprian
Pandanaceae
Pandanales
Pandanus

Literary usage of Panax schinseng

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1. Terry's Japanese Empire by Thomas Philip Terry (1914)
"Ginseng (panax schinseng), originally a wild Manchurian product, is one of the most valuable economic plants. Credulous Chinese ascribe almost miraculous ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciencesby Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1895)
"... panax schinseng (Manchuria) INDIGESTION AND MALNUTRITION. Specially Indicated in Phthisis and other Wasting Diseases. DOSE. ..."

3. A Dictionary of terms used in medicine and the collateral sciences by Richard Dennis Hoblyn (1900)
"Hinge-like ; as applied to that species of joint which admits of flexion and extension. GINSENG. The dried root of panax schinseng, ..."

4. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1899)
"... panax schinseng), a medicinal root highly esteemed in the East as a restorative, and possessing in consequence The "table of course", which occupies the ..."

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