This member of the ginseng family, which comes from freshly harvested and dried roots grown in choice areas of the Eastern U.S., is ideal for many American lifestyles. Known for its "Yin" (cooling) properties, American Ginseng is considered by botanists to be an adaptogen. Oriental cultures have cherished American ginseng for centuries and today they still consume the vast majority of the roots grown in this country. We utilize our 25 years of experience in the selection of the 5 year old American Ginseng roots used to produce the powder in these capsules. The hand selection process ensures the highest quality ginseng product.