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How To Slice Dried Wisconsin American Ginseng Roots in 4 Easy Steps

Morgan Kuphal

How To Slice Dried Wisconsin American Ginseng Roots in 4 Easy Steps

American ginseng root slices are perfect to easily make ginseng tea or chewing to get your daily dose of ginseng, however finding high quality ginseng root slices can be difficult.  The best way to know you are getting ginseng slices made from high quality ginseng roots it to buy authentic Wisconsin ginseng roots and slice them yourself. American ginseng roots that have been properly dried are very hard and almost impossible to slice.  In order to slice dried ginseng, it is recommended that you first steam the roots until they are soft enough to easily slice with a sharp kitchen...


How to Make Cold Brew Ginseng Tea

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How to Make Cold Brew Ginseng Tea

Hot ginseng tea is a great way to enjoy the health benefits of ginseng, but by brewing ginseng in hot water, some of the most fragile chemical compounds in the root can be damaged.  By cold brewing ginseng tea, all the most fragile chemical compounds in the root are preserved. Cold Brew Ginseng Tea Recepie Add approximately 1 ounce of dried ginseng to a 12 fluid ounce jar.  Ginseng prongs and fibers work great for this since the smaller pieces require less time to steep. Fill the jar with room temperature filtered water. Allow the jar to steep for between...


How to Make Ginseng Tea

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How to Make Ginseng Tea

The ginseng root has been used for thousands of years in traditional Chinese and Native American medicine to treat a variety of ailments and illnesses.  Recent studies have proven ginseng has many health benefits such as boosting energy, preventing inflammation, helping the immune system fight colds and flu and even improving brain function (more information).  One of the fastest and easiest ways to take ginseng is brewing it into a tea. Ginseng Tea Recipe: Measure approximately 2 grams of ginseng root per cup of ginseng tea you would like to prepare.  2 grams of ginseng root is equivalent to about:...


Health Benefits of Ginseng

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Health Benefits of Ginseng

Ginseng root or panax ginseng has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years to treat colds and illness, improve sexual performance, increase energy and boost overall vitality. It is also used in small amounts as an energy booster in many energy drinks such as Monster Energy and Red Bull. The root can be consumed in teas and soups or it can be eaten raw. Many studies have been conducted about the health benefits of ginseng on the mind and body. A report by the University of Maryland Medical Center finds that ginseng stabilizes blood sugar in diabetics, inhibits cancer...