The difference between ginseng and Panax ginseng

Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) is a perennial herb belonging to the people (Panax) five Gacco (Araliaceae), known as “The King of Paraquat”, and is famous for its well-known medicinal herbs.

Since ginseng (Panax ginseng) is the most representative species in Panax ginseng, the genus Ginseng (Panax) is named after ginseng. But because the Chinese name of the genus Ginseng (Panax) and ginseng (Panax ginseng) is similar, it is easy for consumers to think of ginseng (Panax ginseng) as well as other species such as Citi Ginseng and Notoginseng.

Although it belongs to the genus Ginseng (Panax), ginseng (Panax ginseng), Citigroup and 37 are completely different species. Therefore, the medicinal value between them, the value of health preservation and scarcity, and so there are great differences.

Ginseng has a variety of species, mainly including ginseng, Citigroup ginseng and 37. Its scientific classification is as follows:

Metal genusGroup sectionDepartment SeriesSpecies species
Ginseng Genus PanaxGinseng Group PanaxGinseng Department PanaxHuman participation P. Ginseng
Japanese Ginseng P. japonicus
Citi Participation P. Quinquefolius
Feather Leaf 37 P. Bipinnatifidus
Vietnamese participation P. Vietnamensis
Narrow Bamboo Festival P. Wangianus
Ginger-like 37 P. Zingiberensis
37 Series Notoginseng37 P. Notoginseng
Dummy Group Pseudoginsengdummy participation. p. Pseudoginseng
screen 37 p. stipuleanatus

According to the data of the germplasm Information Network (GRIN), the name of the genus Ginseng (Panax) currently valid is as follows:

Chinese common namesThe name and author of ScienceDifferent names and authors
Panax Notoginseng (Burkill) F. Chen ex-C. Y. Wu & K. M. FengAralia Quiquefolia var. Notoginseng burkill
Panax pseudoginseng var. Notoginseng (Burkill) G. Hoo & C. J. Tseng
beads on the seven
pinnate leaves 37
Panax Bipinnatifidus Seem.Panax Major (Burkill) K. Ting ex. c. Pei et al.
Panax Pseudoginseng var. bipinnatifidus (Seem.) H. L. Li
The participation of people in the redPanax Ginseng C. A. Mey.Panax Schinseng T. Nees
The Bamboo Festival participates in the Japanese participationPanax japonicus C. A. Mey.Panax Pseudoginseng japonicus (C. A. Mey.) H. Hara
Panax Pseudoginseng var. japonicus (C. A. Mey.) G. Hoo & J. Tseng
Panax repens Maxim.
Western Participation ( Citi participation )Panax Quinquefolius L.Aralia quinquefolia (L.) Decne. & Planch
Panax americanus Raf.
Emei’s participation in Vietnam Panax vietnamensis Ha & GRUSHV.Panax omeiensis J. Wen.
The participation of narrow in narrow leavesPanax Wangianus S. C. SunPanax Pseudoginseng var. Wangianus (S. C. Sun) G. Hoo & C. Tseng
Ginger Shape 37Panax zingiberensis C. Y. Wu & K. M. Feng
The participation of the participants in the Joy of LaPanax pseudoginseng Wall.Aralia pseudoginseng (Wall.) Benth. ex C. B. Clarke
Panax pseudoginseng var. pseudoginseng
Screen 37
Bamboo Seven
Panax stipuleanatus H. T. Tsai & K. M. Feng