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How To Hunt for Wild Ginseng: 3 Steps

Before getting started with the topic of today, let’s put some light on Ginseng, what this plant is and how it can do wonders to your health. You see, every other day we come across herbs and plants that are a cure to some specific diseases. For example, the herb Alfalfa is used to treat […]

Before getting started with the topic of today, let’s put some light on Ginseng, what this plant is and how it can do wonders to your health. You see, every other day we come across herbs and plants that are a cure to some specific diseases. For example, the herb Alfalfa is used to treat digestive issues and arthritis etc and similarly there are a lot more herbs to name out there. Now, what makes Ginseng unique here is the fact that it’s a cure to all the diseases. This is the one quality that makes Ginseng the king of all the other herbs and plants. It can cure literally any disease and wound of the world.

From treating erectile dysfunction to arthritis to diabetes, Ginseng can cure it all and with regular use, you will definitely see the results on your own. For thousands of years, this herb has been used by the traditional Chinese for medication purposes, and now it’s that time that Ginseng is so popular that its demand is increasing all around the globe. People are now literally crazy for hunting the wild Ginseng because they are quite aware of the fact that this herb is a solution to all their problems.

Now, if you are someone who wants to know too how to hunt wild Ginseng then yes, you are definitely at the right page. Here’s what you need to do;

1- Hunt during the season

You can’t hunt the wild Ginseng all year long. In fact, there’s a very short time bracket to do that and you need to make sure that you are hunting this plant right when the season begins. Not only this, in fact, you need to make sure that you are in the state where harvesting Ginseng isn’t prohibited. For now, harvesting of Ginseng is regulated only in 19 states so you have to be in one of those states and you need to be there when the season begins.

2- The place where Ginseng grows  

Know that the Ginseng plant is native to the hardwood forests that are in North America. This plant grows in areas that are well-shaded and well, that’s the reason why you should opt for a forest in North America. However, if you want more help with your hunt then we’d suggest you to use the USDA map for that purpose because this map can easily tell you the exact location of the Ginseng plant.

3- Identification of Ginseng

Now, before leaving your house to harvest wild Ginseng, it’s imperative to first learn about this plant and what it looks like. For those who don’t know, the Ginseng plant is a single stem plant that ends up with a whorl of at least 4 leaflets. Each leaf will at least have three to four small leaflets and the flowers of this plant even grow red berries on them. So, this will come in handy to you in the identification. You can even look upon the pictures on the internet so that you hunt the right Ginseng plant.

Conclusion

These are some of the things you need to consider before you go out for the hunt of wild Ginseng. Also, before everything, if you don’t want to fall a victim to any legal actions then make sure to first take the permit from the state for the hunt or else you will end up in some serious trouble. If you have the permit and if you know what Ginseng looks like then yes, you are all good to go and your hunt will be a fun ride for you.

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