Uses for Our Ginseng

Uses for Our Ginseng

Chicken Ginseng Soup

Heat the oil in a Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add onion, ginger, and garlic cloves; sauté 2 minutes. Add chicken; sauté 4 minutes. Add water and broth; bring to a boil. Stir in corn and ginseng tea; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer 20 minutes. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Ingredients

2 tablespoons vegetable oil

2 cups chopped onion

2 tablespoons diced peeled fresh ginger

6 garlic cloves, minced

1 pound skinless, boneless chicken breast, cut into 1-inch pieces

3 cups water

3 (14 1/2-ounce) cans fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

3 cups fresh or frozen yellow corn

2 sliced ginseng roots

1/4 teaspoon salt

1/8 teaspoon white pepper

GINSENG BENEFITS

  • Protects the liver from effects of drugs, alcohol and toxins
  • Enhances memory
  • Spurs production of body's own virus-fighting chemicals
  • Helps reduce cholesterol levels in blood
  • Has anti-clotting effects, reducing the risk of arterial blood clots
  • Helps control diabetes by reducing sugar levels
  • Antioxidant, preventing cumulative cell damage believed to culminate in cancer
  • Minimizes cell damage from radiation
  • Counteracts effects of physical and emotional stress
  • Counteract fatigue without caffeine and improves stamina
  • Increases intestinal absorption of nutrients
  • Stimulates the immune system