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Blood Sugar; Diabetes Mellitus; Non-Insulin Dependent Diabetes Mellitus; Type II Diabetes 

Anchi; Canadian Ginseng; Five Fingers; Ginseng, American; North American Ginseng; Panax quinquefolium; Panax quinquefoli... 

Diabetes is a disorder of metabolism--the way our bodies use digested food for growth and energy. Most of the food we eat is broken down into glucose, the form of sugar in the blood. Glucose is the main source of fuel for the body. After digestion, glucose passes into the bloodstream, where it is used by cells for growth and energy. For glucose to get into cells, insulin must be present. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas, a large gland behind the stomach. When we eat, the pancr...

American Ginseng (Panax quinquefolius), is a species of ginseng native to eastern North America. It is a perennial dicot of the family Araliaceae.


Diabetes as related to American Ginseng