Peruvian ginseng: 1 definition
Peruvian ginseng means something in biology. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Peruvian ginseng in English is the name of a plant defined with Lepidium meyenii in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lepidium meyenii subsp. gelidum (Wedd.) Thell. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Journal of Ethnobiology (1981)
· Lost Crops of the Incas: Little-Known Plants of the Andes with Promise for Worldwide Cultivation. (1989)
· Novorum Actorum Academiae Caesareae LeopoldinaeCarolinae Naturae Curiosorum (1843)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Peruvian ginseng, for example chemical composition, extract dosage, side effects, diet and recipes, health benefits, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
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Partial matches: Ginseng.
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