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What specifications are followed for the use of ginseng products?

Nov 11, 2021

●Medicines: Mainly in the two categories of medicinal herbs and extracts

For medicinal materials, Panax ginseng and American ginseng, both of which are medicinal products, were collected in the first part of the 2020 edition of the Chinese Pharmacopoeia, The source of red ginseng, which is steamed to become, is also separately collected as traditional Chinese medicine.

For the extract, only ginseng extract was accepted by pharmacopeia. There are two varieties, ginseng total saponins, and ginseng stem and leaf total saponins. Among them, the raw materials used for total ginsenosides are ginseng roots; The raw materials used for the total saponins from ginseng stem and leaf were p. Both of them were resin purified after extraction and had high contents.

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●Health foods: ginseng, red ginseng, American ginseng are available

Ginseng, American ginseng, are listed in the items that can be used in health food published by the Ministry of health, which can be used in the production of blue hat health food. Red ginseng, as a steamed product of ginseng, The essence is ginseng and is also acceptable for use.

As a processed product of ginseng, red ginseng can also be used as food for filing. The names and specifications that can be used for filings, such as red ginseng powder and red ginseng concentrate.

●Food: Panax ginseng and red ginseng are, however, in the columns, Experiment with American ginseng

1. Ginseng and red ginseng

In August 2012, the Ministry of Health issued the announcement on approving ginseng (artificially planted) as a new resource food, listing ginseng as a raw material for ordinary food. At present, the names and specifications that can be used for filing include ginseng powder, ginseng solid beverage, ginseng concentrate, etc.

As a processed product of ginseng, red ginseng can also be used as food for filing. The names and specifications that can be used for filings, such as red ginseng powder and red ginseng concentrate.

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2. American ginseng

In 2019, the National Health Commission issued the notice on the pilot work of substance management of 9 such as Codonopsis pilosula (hereinafter referred to as the notice). According to the provisions of the food safety law, after safety assessment and extensive public consultation, Codonopsis pilosula, Cistanche deserticola, Dendrobium candidum, American ginseng, Astragalus membranaceus, Ganoderma lucidum Nine substances, such as Cornus Officinalis, Gastrodia elata and Eucommia ulmoides leaves, have carried out the pilot production and operation of substances that are both food and traditional Chinese medicine (hereinafter referred to as food and drug substances).

As a pilot variety, Shandong is one of its pilot provinces. Wendeng District, Weihai City, Shandong is also a geographical indication area of American ginseng in China, producing more than 70% of China every year.


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