For hundreds of years, ginseng has been widely used to support health and vitality. It is know as one of the most powerful adaptogens in the world. Ginseng has been a part of Traditional Chinese Medicine for over 5,000 years and is highly sought after for its medicinal properties and health benefits.
North American Ginseng, (also known as Panax Quinquefolius) is native to Canada and is one the country's oldest trades. Ginseng was first found growing in Canada in the early 1700s and has been used as a valued trade for over 300 years.
The majority of the world’s North American ginseng is now grown here in Southern Ontario. The sandy soils, warm summers, and cold winters provide the perfect growing conditions for cultivated ginseng.
Ginseng can be eaten raw or you can lightly steam it to soften it and incorporate it into your favorite recipes.
Ginseng powder can be encapsulated, used in teas or other specialty drinks, or added to your favorite recipes.
Because of its health benefits, ginseng is often added to supplements that promote health and well being.