GINSENG – THE KING OF ALL HERBS
For thousand of years, ginseng has been the traditional ‘miraculous’ herb for the Chinese. Its most effective benefit is to improve blood circulation and enable formation of red blood cells. It also helps to increase vitality and vital energy, hence the title ‘King of all herbs’.
GINSENG – THE KING OF ALL HERBS
Ginseng can be classified under two categories: Asian ginseng which come from China and Korea, and those from the United States and Canada (or more commonly known as American Ginseng). Ginseng normally grows in fertile soils or in the hilly areas.
CULTIVATED JILIN PANAX GINSENG
Cultivated in the fertile soils of Jilin Province, this ginseng is usually harvested after 3-5 years of cultivation. An economical choice for an everyday soup.
YISHAN PANAX GINSENG
Cultivated in Hockhua’s Ginseng farm in Jilin Province. Yishan Ginseng is grown for 7 years (4 years in one of land and further 3 years in another plot). Most suitable for working adults leading a hectic lifestyle.
CHIDI PANAX GINSENG
Cultivated in Hockhua’s Ginseng plantation in Jilin Province. These semi-wild ginseng are found 5 to 6 years after the original harvests of Yishan Ginseng. Most suitable for others during confinement, elderly with poor health or patients recovering from illness. A premium tonic for the whole family.
WILD PANAX GINSENG
Believed to be able to promote longevity, Wild Ginseng has long been regarded as the ‘King of herbs’ and is extremely rare nowadays.
Canadian Cultivated Ginseng
Our 3-5 years old Cultivated Ginsengs are grown in Hockhua’s ginseng farm in Ontario, Canada with final processing done locally in Singapore. This year, Hockhua will be introducing Wisconsin Ginseng to provide and alternative choice for consumers.
Wood’s grown American Ginseng
Grown in Canadian forests, these enhanced roots are left to mature for a total of 7 years and are highly sought after for reducing fatigue and stress. Sold at affordable prices and effective uses. Suitable for working adults.
Semi Wild American Ginseng
Seeds are scattered in the American forests and hills, and left to grow for a period of 9 to 13 years without any human intervention. These roots display effective medicinal properties that are similar to the wild American Ginseng. Suitable for people with weak body constitution and mothers during confinement.
Wild American Ginseng
All Wild American Ginseng imported by Hockhua are certified by CITES (Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora), an international body regulating the trading of wild and endangered Flora and Fauna.
Hockhua Ginseng Product Series
American Ginseng Root
Authentic American Ginseng certified by Ontario Federation of Agriculture. Reduce internal body heat.
Panax Ginseng Root
Specially selected by China’s Jilin Ginseng Research Institute. Quality guaranteed. Commonly used in doubleboiled chicken soup.
North American Ginseng Slices (Canada)
From Canada, it is slightly sweet in flavour. Harvested after 3-4 years. Revitalize energy and remove heatiness.
North American Ginseng Slices (American)
From America, it is bitter in flavour. Harvested after 3-4 years. Revitalize energy and remove heatiness.
American Ginseng Tonic Soup
- Blanch lean pork in hot water to remove excess fats before cutting
- Wash ingredients.
- Put all the ingredients into the electronic claypot before adding the
lean pork with ginger and water. Stew with slow fire for 1.5 hours.
Salt can be added when drinking.
Suitable for people with weak body constitution. Improves digestion and vitality. Suitable for family consumption
Ingredients (serve 4)
American Ginseng Rice
- Wash brown rice and soaking in water for 2 hours. Shred American Ginseng and soak in warm water for 20 minutes.
- Rinse and remove the cores of the bell peppers before cutting into cubes. Remove the skin of the carrot and wash it before cutting into cubes. Wash the corn.
- Put brown rice, American Ginseng, corn, carrot together with oil and sugar into electric rice cooker. Add enough water to cover the rice and boil for about 10 minutes before stirring the rice and ingredients evenly. Add all the bell peppers into rice to boil for 5 minutes. Stir rice and ingredients again and add salt. When the rice is cooked, addpepper when eating.
Brown rich is rich in Vitamin B. Bell peppers nourishes finger nails and
skin. A wholesome dish for people who want both health and beauty.
Ingredients (serve 4)
Ginseng Chicken Soup
- Rinse chicken and drain the water.
- Put washed Chi Di Panax ginseng into a bowl. Add 100ml of water before covering it up. Put the bowl in a steamer and steam over strong fire for 30 minutes until the ginseng flavour seeps into the water.
- Wash other ingredients.
- Put chicken into a porcelain bowl and add 1.5 litres of water. Add all other ingredients into the bowl, before pouring in the ginseng soup.
Steam this over strong fire for 50 minutes before removing to season with salt. Place ginseng slices on the chicken and the dish is ready to
Strengthens the heart and replenishes vital energy.
Ingredients (serve 3-4)
Ginseng Tea with Ophiopogonis Root and Shizandra Berries
- Rinse Chi Di Panax ginseng, Ophiopogonis root and Shizandra berries.
- Put all ingredients and appropriate amount of water into the boiler
and boil for 1 hour before serving.
Cooling and nourishes lungs.
Ingredients (serve 1)