The World Best Korean Ginseng
Korea Ginseng as a Korean representative product, the best health food, that attracts the interest of the globalcommunity is different from Hoagisam from the US, Jeonchilsam from China and Jukjeongsam from Japan.
Because it is cultivated in the Northern Latitudes 36 ~ 38 , its growing period (180 days) is longer than that of other countries (120~130 days) and therefore, this longer period of development makes the inner structure of the ginseng tighter and stronger and keeps its unique flavor longer. Korean Ginseng is exported to Japan, South East Asia, US, Canada and Europe. The International Exhibition located in Chungcheongnam-do provides all the information on ginseng and sells ginseng directly. In the new century, everywhere in the world, you can find Korean Ginseng and the name of ‘Korean Ginseng’ will be a symbol for the health.
Korean Ginseng, A Collaboration of the Will of Heaven, the Energy of the Earth
|▲ Ginseng is a health food to the world attention. Ginseng experience of the festival visitors participated in the family
As the name of ginseng indicates, it resembles a human figure. As for the efficacy of ginseng, it is considered the best medicinal substance to protect human life and health. Ginseng occupies the top position among thousands of Chinese medical herbs as Miraculous Medicine for Humans and Mysterious Herb. It has been fifteen hundred years since precious ginseng was introduced to the Korean Peninsula. Cultivation Process of Korean Ginseng
There is no other crop which needs more time and care than ginseng. Ginseng cultivation is divided into a preparation period, a seedbed period, and plant transfer and growing period. In the preparation period, ginseng cultivation land is selected and managed. In the seedbed period, ginseng seeds are planted in the ginseng field and young ginseng-mostly younger than one year old-is cultivated. In the plant transfer and growing period, the young ginseng is transferred to the actual cultivation land and full grown ginseng is harvested.
The Center of Korean Ginseng Industry, Chungnam
Chungcheongnam-do, as the original place of Korean Ginseng with a 1500 year old history, has the best conditions of climate, soil and diurnal range for ginseng cultivation. The ginseng unions of Geumsan, Buyeo and Seosan produce the best quality Korean ginseng of firmness and high saponin contents. Specifically, 80% of the national ginseng circulation is traded in Geumsan in Chungnam, the center of ginseng.
1. Korean Ginseng has the longest history as an oriental medicine. Ginseng that is cultivated in Chungcheongnam-do is considered the best quality ginseng.
2. Korean Ginseng that is produced in Chungcheongnam-do has strong root tissues and composition because of climate and soil that are perfect for ginseng cultivation.
3. Korean Ginseng contains various components such as saponin, which are effective for pharmacological activity.
4. Korean Ginseng has harmonized various kinds of saponin components, which are evenly distributed to increase the medical efficacy of Korean Ginseng.
5. Korean Ginseng has greater pharmacological effects than any other type of ginseng on activities such as control of cancer cells, lowering blood sugar, and preventing formation of clots. Korean Ginseng is the World Best, Compared with Ginseng from Other Countries!
It is well known that Korean Ginseng has more efficacy and medical effects than foreign ginsengs. According to the results of composition analysis of ginsengs produced from four domestic and foreign areas, the total saponin contents of Korean Ginseng are similar to the western ginseng (Canadian). However, Korean ginseng has more G-Rg1 that helps relieve fatigue and stimulates brain activity, while the western ginseng does not contain G-Rf, which plays a role as a pain killer. Also, a high ratio of PD/PT and Rb1/Rg1 make Korean ginseng more balanced than western ginseng. It helps sedation of the central nerve system. Korean Ginseng has a balanced ratio of Rb1 that protects energy and keeps mental stability and Rg1 that increases learning and memory capacity. It is the best invigorant as well.
Ginseng Related Information Web Site
|▲ Ginseng is popular as a health food. A woman has been reviewing a Ginseng cooking contest entries.
Geumsan Korea Herb (http://ginseng.geumsan.go.kr)
Geumsan-gun provides information such as the history of Geumsan ginseng, kinds of ginseng, efficacy of Geumsan ginseng, how to take ginseng as a medical supplement, characteristics of Geumsan ginseng, shapes of foreign ginsengs, main research papers on ginseng, ginseng food products, and where to buy ginseng.