Panax quinquefoliusAmerican Ginseng is a cooler, moisturizing tonic. American Ginseng can be used in hotter conditions to allay thirst, moisten, and revitalize the body. In Chinese medicine, American Ginseng is used to benefit the vital essence or Qi, generate fluids and nourish Yin or the fluid, feminine and building aspects of our constitution. Generally considered an adaptogen and is less stimulating than Asian Ginseng. Can be a useful nerve tonic helping with stress, anxiety, and poor cognitive function. If digestion is weak due to nervous tension or dryness, American Ginseng can be helpful. Also great for dry mouth! Very restorative, immune system tonic, and sexual tonic.