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.
Group relationships: Genus Panax, Panax
Terms within: Ginseng
Generic synonyms: Herb, Herbaceous Plant
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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 ..."