American Ginseng or panax quinquefolius, is a slow-growing medicinal plant that produces a fleshy, white root that has been used by Native Americans for thousands of years and is imported by into Asia for use in Traditional Chinese Medicine.
In Traditional Chinese Medicine, American Ginseng is thought to cool and nourish the body's Qi energy as well as improve physical strength, promote health and increase longevity.
While there is still much research that needs to be done, studies have shown many potential health benefits from consuming American Ginseng on a regular basis.
Place about 3 grams or about 1 teaspoon of Wisconsin Grown American Ginseng Powder into a tea bag. Pure Wisconsin ginseng powder can be purchased at websites such as wisconsingrownginseng.com
Place the tea bag in a cup and pour water that has been heated to 80 - 90 °C or 175 - 195 °F over the tea bag.
Allow the tea to steep for 3-5 minutes.
Remove the tea bag, add honey or another sweetener to taste.