Burmeister Ginseng

Burmeister Ginseng Farm-direct brand of Wisconsin-grown American ginseng products and raw ingredient. Hello! I'm Mike Burmeister and my great-great-grandfather Johann Burmeister came to America and founded the town of Hamburg WI, which co-incidentally is where the Fromm brothers settled.

They are in American history books as the first to successfully cultivate American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius). My Great Grandfather Julius Burmeister was working for the Fromm's when they made that important discovery. For over 200 years previous, people had been trying unsuccessfully only to have their crop die before harvest; there are a lot of tricks to growing ginseng. And those secrets sta

They are in American history books as the first to successfully cultivate American ginseng (Panax quinquefolius). My Great Grandfather Julius Burmeister was working for the Fromm's when they made that important discovery. For over 200 years previous, people had been trying unsuccessfully only to have their crop die before harvest; there are a lot of tricks to growing ginseng. And those secrets sta

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Quote from NIH researchers refering to Panax Species (PS)"PS has been extensively studied in clinical investigations of ...
11/20/2021
The Role of Adaptogens in Prophylaxis and Treatment of Viral Respiratory Infections - PubMed

Quote from NIH researchers refering to Panax Species (PS)
"PS has been extensively studied in clinical investigations of multiple adaptogenic indications [208].
Scaglione et al. [254] conducted a clinical trial of efficacy and safety of a PS extract for potentiating
vaccination against the common cold and/or influenza syndrome in 227 volunteers and reported a
significantly lower frequency of influenza or common cold the treatment group. The same group [255]
reported significantly increased bacterial clearance in patients with chronic bronchitis who received PS
extract concomitantly with antibiotic treatment. Lee et al. [256] conducted a clinical trial investigating
the preventive activity of PS against acute respiratory illness (ARI) caused by viral infection in
100 volunteers and found ginseng to protect against contracting ARI, as well as decrease the duration
and scores of ARI symptoms. Iqbal and Rhee [112] reviewed the evidence for antimicrobial activity of PS,
specifically against pathogens causing respiratory infections from animal and in vitro models, as well
as 15 clinical trials. Summarily, included investigations have shown PS to exert immunomodulatory
activity, which reduces the level of proinflammatory cytokines and oxidative stress, which, in turn,
reduce severity, duration, and frequency of symptoms and show potential for preventing development
of respiratory infections." https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32911682/

The aim of our review is to demonstrate the potential of herbal preparations, specifically adaptogens for prevention and treatment of respiratory infections, as well as convalescence, specifically through supporting a challenged immune system, increasing resistance to viral infection, inhibiting sev...

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Sweeteners.

Here are some general guidelines to help you navigate commonly used sweeteners:

Avoid:🚫🛑❌
* Artificial sweeteners: Saccharin, Aspartame, Sucralose, Neotame, Acesulfame-K
* Corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup

Consume in moderation:⚠️
* Organic cane sugar
* Tapioca syrup
* Agave syrup
* Sugar alcohols: Erythritol, Xylitol, Sorbitol, Mannitol, Maltitol*

*Avoid/limit if these cause you digestive upset (gas, bloating, etc.)

Healthiest choices:✅
* Stevia
* Raw honey
* Organic Maple Syrup
* Dates
* Allulose
* Coconut sugar
* Monk fruit extract

As always: read your food labels, make this a habit.

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Ginseng is one of the other foods with an endless shelf life. Dry roots have been found in Chinese tombs over 1000 years old, still good to eat. burmeisterginseng.com

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Links to everything you wanted to know about American ginseng:  Lungs:  American ginseng contains 5X the constituent Re ...
11/02/2021
Ginsenosides from American ginseng: chemical and pharmacological diversity - PubMed

Links to everything you wanted to know about American ginseng:
Lungs: American ginseng contains 5X the constituent Re (ginsenoside) of Korean ginseng; though the study was done on Korean it pertains because researchers mention specifically that Re is most active in inhibiting lung inflammation and American ginseng is a far better dietary source of Re than Asian species of Panax. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6187099/
COPD: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25440386/
"...alleviates microbial infections" of the lung: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7031735/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4213867/
Lung Cancer: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25159864/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628367/
Antiviral: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4072342/
Heart: American ginseng has less Rg1 than Korean ginseng but studies still apply. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12814035/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4213864/....
Cardiovascular Disease and Longevity: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3659571/ and
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22772919/
Liver: American ginseng generally contains much more Rb1 than Asian ginseng species. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3446728/ and https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22997528/ and particularly this one regarding hepa-protective qualities of ginseng and how ginseng can help a toxic or damaged liver to heal. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5456240/
Liver Tox (very safe for almost all people) and Possible Prescription Drug Interactions Warfarin/Coumadin blood thinners being notable; consult doctor and possibly adjust meds: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK548200/
Inflammation: American ginseng contains far more of the constituent Rb1, Re and Ro (anti-inflammatory ginsenoside) than Korean root so once again their studies apply more accurately to our Wisconsin ginseng. The colitis study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2639244/ and Antiviral properties https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5052424/
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer Risk. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17182823/
and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7175368/
and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628327/
and https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31645122/
and American ginseng has less Rg3 than Korean ginseng but this study still applies as well. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6201491/
The Brain: Cognition and function: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4503934/
and Stress, Anxiety and Mood https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628357/
Fatigue: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3629193/
Sexual Function: Male: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3861174/.... and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6481484/ and Female: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32893745/
General Pharmacology of Panax quinquefolius: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21396670/
Hope that's not too much. Have fun storming the castle...

Ginseng occupies a prominent position in the list of best-selling natural products in the world. Compared to the long history of use and widespread research on Asian ginseng, the study of American ginseng is relatively limited. In the past decade, some promising advances have been achieved in unders...

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When I began to study herbs, my first class discussed the difference between the many ginsengs. It was information overload at that stage of my learning, but since then I’ve used them all. If the prospect of selecting the right ginseng for a specific set of symptoms seems overwhelming, this blog i...

Mayo Clinic researchers have reported American ginseng to reduce cytokines that cause inflammation and help to regulate ...
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American ginseng was used by native people.
10/11/2021

American ginseng was used by native people.

On Indigenous People's Day, we honor and celebrate Indigenous people of Wisconsin's present, past, and future. Today we recognize the immense cultural and historic significance of Wisconsin’s 11 Tribal Nations and the many non-federally recognized tribes & people and the impact they have had on our state.

Cordyceps is often taken with American ginseng for their synergistic benefits.
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Cordyceps is often taken with American ginseng for their synergistic benefits.

By using a compound derived from a Himalayan fungus and used for centuries in Chinese medicine as a jumping off point, scientists have developed a new chemotherapy drug with powerful anti-cancer effects. Doing so involved chemically altering the compound to better infiltrate cancerous cells, which.....

Links to everything you wanted to know about American ginseng.Lungs:  American ginseng contains 5X the constituent Re (g...
09/16/2021
Ginsenosides from American ginseng: chemical and pharmacological diversity - PubMed

Links to everything you wanted to know about American ginseng.
Lungs: American ginseng contains 5X the constituent Re (ginsenoside) of Korean ginseng; though the study was done on Korean it pertains because researchers mention specifically that Re is most active in inhibiting lung inflammation and American ginseng is a far better dietary source of Re than Asian species of Panax. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6187099/
COPD: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25440386/
"...alleviates microbial infections" of the lung: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7031735/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4213867/
Lung Cancer: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/25159864/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628367/
Antiviral: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4072342/
Heart: American ginseng has less Rg1 than Korean ginseng but studies still apply. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/12814035/ and
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4213864/....
Cardiovascular Disease and Longevity: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3659571/ and
https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22772919/
Liver: American ginseng generally contains much more Rb1 than Asian ginseng species. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3446728/ and https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/22997528/ and particularly this one regarding hepa-protective qualities of ginseng and how ginseng can help a toxic or damaged liver to heal. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5456240/
Liver Tox (very safe for almost all people) and Possible Prescription Drug Interactions Warfarin/Coumadin blood thinners being notable; consult doctor and possibly adjust meds: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK548200/
Inflammation: American ginseng contains far more of the constituent Rb1, Re and Ro (anti-inflammatory ginsenoside) than Korean root so once again their studies apply more accurately to our Wisconsin ginseng. The colitis study: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2639244/ and Antiviral properties https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5052424/
Chronic Inflammation and Cancer Risk. https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/17182823/
and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7175368/
and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628327/
and https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31645122/
and American ginseng has less Rg3 than Korean ginseng but this study still applies as well. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6201491/
The Brain: Cognition and function: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4503934/
and Stress, Anxiety and Mood https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5628357/
Fatigue: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3629193/
Sexual Function: Male: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3861174/.... and https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6481484/ and Female: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/32893745/
General Pharmacology of Panax quinquefolius: https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/21396670/
Hope that's not too much. Have fun storming the castle...

Ginseng occupies a prominent position in the list of best-selling natural products in the world. Compared to the long history of use and widespread research on Asian ginseng, the study of American ginseng is relatively limited. In the past decade, some promising advances have been achieved in unders...

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08/28/2021
Study pinpoints "interpreter" cells that trigger burning of deep fat

burmeisterginseng.com https://newatlas.com/medical/visceral-deep-fat-burning-interpreter-cell/?fbclid=IwAR0_T047ns1evY6xS8Bywa-V6O_BQSs3oWsQV55jmD9zOekAJTFFFI0gXW0

The human body contains a number of different types of fat, and one with particularly insidious effects is visceral fat, which can be found deep inside the abdominal cavity. These deep-lying fat stores wrap around the organs and are linked to a range of health conditions, but a new study has…

American ginseng is incredibly good for the liver. In this article researchers state that Re and Rb1 (ginsenosides) are ...
08/26/2021
Pharmacological Effects of Ginseng on Liver Functions and Diseases: A Minireview

American ginseng is incredibly good for the liver. In this article researchers state that Re and Rb1 (ginsenosides) are mostly responsible for the antioxidant, hepato-protective effects of ginseng in the liver. American ginseng is a far richer dietary source of Re and Rb1 than Asian ginseng (~3X more on average). Therefore, this study applies three-fold (at least) for American ginseng even though the study was done using Asian ginseng. National Institute of Health researchers HAVE REPORTED, "Ginseng is beneficial in the treatment of acute graft-versus-host disease" and "Ginseng enhanced the antioxidant defense mechanism and increased self-antioxidant enzyme activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), glutathione peroxidase (GPx), glutathione reductase (GR), glutathione-S-transferase (GSH), and heme oxygenase-1" and "Ginseng suppressed the production of inflammatory cytokines (IL-1β, IFN-γ) and chemokines (MCP-1, MIP-2β, KC)" and
"ginseng administration induced a significant improvement in liver function tests, decreased the tumor marker levels, and decreased the viral titers in HCV (hepatitis C virus) patients, supporting powerful therapeutic effects against HCV and liver cancer" and "Ginseng has also found to protect liver cells from radiation" Read on.... https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3446728/

Ginseng, an ancient and famous medicinal herb in the Orient, has been used as a valuable tonic and for the treatment of various diseases including hepatic disorders. Ginseng saponins, commonly known as ginsenosides, are principal constituents and have ...

08/20/2021
BRIT - Native American Ethnobotany Database

Check out the native species according to Native Americans... http://naeb.brit.org/

The database of ethnobotanical uses can now be searched using two different methods. A traditional text search provides basic text searching with experimental Boolean search features. A 'filtered' search allows you to select multiple attributes of the data to filter the search results.

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943 Jefferson St, Ste3
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(715) 849-9779

Website

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Products

We have a full line of Wisconsin-grown American ginseng products:
*American Ginseng Capsules (60 count, 500mg)
*American Ginseng Extract (2oz bottle)
*American Ginseng Instant Tea (50 servings, dissolves in cold)
*3 TCM soaps with American ginseng
*Pure American Ginseng Tea (1oz box or by the lb.)
*Ginseng Root Powder (4.2oz jar, 60 servings, also by the lb.)
*Packaged Whole Roots (1oz root pack, also in 5 sizes available by the lb.
*Wild Root and Fresh Ginseng Root (available seasonally)

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Dear Reader,

The Burmeister family has been cultivating Panax quinquefolious since 1909. When my great-grandfather, Julius Burmeister, came to America from Germany, he worked for the Fromm brothers, who are in the history books for pioneering the cultivation method for American ginseng in the US...my great-grandfather was one of the very first. Today, we collectively harvest tons of what many consider to be the strongest adaptogen on earth and the most valuable of the true Panax ginsengs.

The ginseng in the Burmeister brand is cultivated for a minimum of 4 years. This long-lived perennial root becomes more potent with age. Also, Burmeister Farms practice what is known as integrated pest management. That means that we are basically organic until something comes along that cannot be controlled by organic methods. Then, and only then, do we turn to biodegradable chemicals to save the plants from disease. We do not use pesticides or herbicides, only organic and biodegradable fungicides sparingly. Our ginseng is HPLC tested and is guaranteed free of pesticide residues far below EPA thresholds and usually beyond detection limits (none detected). I am confident that our ginseng is the cleanest cultivated ginseng you will find. In a time when farmers are using more and more chemicals to boost yield and consumers are demanding health products to be organic, we are proud of our ginseng’s purity.

My business started as a class project at UW-Madison business school some 24 years ago. I was born into a fourth-generation ginseng growing family, but we needed to develop finished products instead of just selling raw commodity to China. By the time I left college, I was the number one producer of American ginseng tea in the US processing ingredient for a little company called Celestial Seasonings. Together we developed some of the quality control protocols that are now industry standard. Many of the major domestic brands of natural products use our ginseng for raw ingredient. Since then I've developed an unparalleled brand of ginseng products including capsules, tea, select roots, root powder, extract, and the first American ginseng instant tea in the US. In 1983 American ginseng officially became a GRAS (generally recognized as safe) food according to the FDA.

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