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Ginseng dreams : the secret world of America's most valuable plant

Author: Kristin Johannsen
Publisher: Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006.
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For thousands of years, cultures around the world have relied on herbal medicine for healing. Only recently have Americans flocked to once-suspect botanical treatments for the promise of good health and longevity. Among the most treasured of these plants is American ginseng, revered by millions of Asians as a virtual panacea that sustains every system of the human body. In Ginseng Dreams, Kristin Johannsen  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Johannsen, Kristin, 1957-
Ginseng dreams.
Lexington : University Press of Kentucky, ©2006
(DLC) 2005034193
(OCoLC)62342773
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Johannsen
ISBN: 0813171393 9780813171395 9780813138480 0813138485
OCLC Number: 70273023
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 215 pages) : illustrations
Contents: Man-root --
Out sangin' --
Shang gardens --
Virtually wild --
"Come back when you have a real crime to report" --
From the hollows to Hong Kong --
Under the microscope --
--
Ginseng dreams.
Responsibility: Kristin Johannsen.
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