Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius)

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  1.   1.  Description
    1.   1.1  Obtainment
  2.   2.  Uses
  3.   3.  More
  4.   4.  'Souls
Common Name Ginseng, American Ginseng
Latin Name Panax quinquefolius
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1.  Description

Ginseng is a slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots.

1.1  Obtainment

Semi-Common -- native, often cultivated and used in the times of humanity.

2.  Uses

  • Medicine: By folk medicine practices roots may be taken orally for diverse supposed benefits, such as for aphrodisia, diabetes, or for sexual dysfunction in men, and as a stimulant.

3.  More

4.  'Souls

  • Hey, did your character do something cool with this plant?
  • Or maybe your pack has it for trade?

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