What is that white lady doing with that handful of ginseng roots and bonito flakes?
There are several herbs used as supplements that fall under the term ginseng, though the most common is Panax ginseng.
He replied that he resided on the French Broad, and was a dealer in ginseng.
ginseng at that time was plenty, and commanded a high price.
ginseng is popularly supposed to be an invigorant, and Japanese doctors in Korea have lately declared that it has some value.
It has been asked why the Chinese do not grow their own ginseng.
If it had not been for ginseng in Minnesota, many of the pioneers would have gone hungry.
No plant with which I am acquainted grows as slowly as ginseng.
I will come back and put away all the things and tomorrow I will bring your ginseng money.
It is the environment he seeks — the ginseng is then already found.
1690s, from Chinese jen-shen. First element means "man," but the meaning of the second is obscure.