First Ngoc Linh Ginseng Fair opens in Quang Nam province
10:29 | 02/10/2017

VGP – The first Ngoc Linh Ginseng Fair was held at Nam Tra My district, the homeland of Ngoc Linh ginseng in Quang Nam province on October 1. 

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The event aimed to introduce the cultivation of Ngoc Linh ginseng and advertize local products namely ginseng wine, capsules, candy, and tea. 

Besides 20 booths displaying Ngoc Linh ginseng products, there are 30 others on agro-forestry products and handicrafts namely Tra My cinnamon, brocade, drug, and mountainous specialties. 

Other activities are being held during the three-day fair, including art performances, and exhibitions introducing Ngoc Linh ginseng root products, and tours to the plant growing areas.

Ngoc Linh ginseng was first found on Ngoc Linh Mountain on the border between Quang Nam and Central Highlands Kon Tum province in the late 1960s.

Ngoc Linh ginseng contains 52 saponins (saponin is the main component of ginseng. The more saponins, the better).

Besides saponin, Ngoc Linh ginseng contains 17 amino acids, 20 trace minerals and 0.1% of attar. The ginseng has high effects in anti-stress and anti-aging conditions. It helps improve immunity, enhance liver function, and lower cholesterol. Besides, it also works well with antibiotics and diabetes medications.

Ngoc Linh ginseng is one of the world’s most precious ginsengs. It has been approved as a national product under the Prime Minister’s Decision 787/QD-TTg./.  

By Kim Loan 

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