Ginseng has been widely used in traditional medicine since ancient times. It usually grows in the mountains and is harvested mainly for its beneficial root. The plant can reach up to more than 2 feet in height, has green leaves and clusters of red berries. The shape of its light-colored fleshy root is similar to a human body. Ginseng root contains two important health-giving substances: gintonin and ginsenosides. In combination with each other they provide a lot of essential health benefits. Ginseng (Panax Ginseng) improves overall health, strengthens the immune system, can enhance the effect of vaccinations against diseases, improves the survival of human lung epithelial cells.