Ginseng 

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“Historical and nutritional”  

Asian ginseng has been part of traditional Chinese medicine for over 3,000 years. Commercial ginseng production in B.C. began in 1982 in the Bontanie Valley.

About

Western herbalists applied the term “adaptogen” to ginseng, as it assists the consumer in adapting to the stresses present in their environment.

Did you know?

  • Ginseng can be taken in the form of capsules or as tea. 
  • The taste of ginseng root is bitter, with sweet aftertastes. 
  • Most ginseng in B.C. is harvested at the end of the 4th growing season where they reach their desired size and shape.