Shiny, bright-red fruit is a trademark of ginseng, like this kind cultivated in Minnesota. Ginseng also grows wild in parts of Asia and eastern North America. It is the root, not the fruit, that has been credited with possessing medicinal powers for at least 5,000 years, beginning in China.
Shiny, bright-red fruit is a trademark of ginseng, like this kind cultivated in Minnesota. Ginseng also grows wild in parts of Asia and eastern North America. It is the root, not the fruit, that has been credited with possessing medicinal powers for at least 5,000 years, beginning in China. STEVEN FOSTER AP
Shiny, bright-red fruit is a trademark of ginseng, like this kind cultivated in Minnesota. Ginseng also grows wild in parts of Asia and eastern North America. It is the root, not the fruit, that has been credited with possessing medicinal powers for at least 5,000 years, beginning in China. STEVEN FOSTER AP

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