Ginseng and its Brand New Berries – 4 top questions about Ginseng
1.Can you eat ginseng berries? Yes the entire plant is edible. Many chew on the stalk and juices from it. Many make tea from the dried leaves. The berry pulp is edible as well and many studies are being conducted on the berry pulp juice.
2.Do all ginseng plants have berries you might ask? and when is Bloom Time? The ginseng plant blooms in midsummer, usually in June or July, and produces berries that ripen to a deep red by August or September. Each berry contains two small seeds. Ginseng does not flower and fruit every year, however.Why ginseng is so expensive? So the demand is very high relative to its supply. .
3.It’s illegal to harvest ginseng from any national park and most national forests in the south east, Wild ginseng is so valuable and and in great demand that poachers have turned it into something of an endangered species in the America.
4.Does ginseng help sexually? Ginseng has also been reputed as an aphrodisiac, and is used to treat sexual dysfunction as well as to enhance sexual behavior in traditional Chinese medical practices. In addition, ginseng is found to improve the sperm quality and count of healthy individuals as well as patients with treatment-related infertility