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Panax Ginseng (Ginseng) Root Extract

Other Concerns


SYNONYMS

AMERICAN GINSENG EXTRACT, EXTRACT OF GINSENG, GINSENG (PANAX GINSENG) EXTRACT, GINSENG EXTRACT, GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT, GINSENG, PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM, EXT., ORIENTAL GINSENG EXTRACT, PANAX GINSENG (GINSENG) ROOT EXTRACT, PANAX GINSENG ROOT EXTRACT, and PANAX QUINQUEFOLIUM EXTRACT

Extract of the root of ginseng plant, Panax ginseng.

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  • LOW
    Cancer
  • LOW
    Allergies & Immunotoxicity
  • LOW
    Developmental and Reingredientive Toxicity
  • LOW
    Use Restrictions

Ingredient concerns

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CONCERN REFERENCE
1541 studies in PubMed science library may include information on the toxicity of this chemicalNLM PubMed
  • NLM (National Library of Medicine). 2012. PubMed online scientific bibliography data. http://www.pubmed.gov.

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