Panax

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(pā′naks″ )

[L. panax, fr Gr. panax, fr panakēs,all-healing]
A genus of slow-growing perennial plants with fleshy roots, native to the cooler climates of Korea, northern China, and eastern Siberia, certain species of which are used in alternative medicine.
SEE: ginseng

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