About Our Ginseng

The GHC is a grower owned cooperative dedicated to the sales of high quality, pure Wisconsin grown American Ginseng (Panax Quinquefolius) from all ginseng producers in the state of Wisconsin. Every lot of ginseng sold through the GHC is tested to assure quality and purity. Our ginseng is professionally graded to meet the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) standards. Each lot of ginseng sold through the GHC can be directly linked to the producer that grew the ginseng. Each producer invests a great deal of time, money and energy in assuring that the highest quality American ginseng is produced.


Certified Ginseng:

The GHC is the official product quality certifier for the Ginseng Board of Wisconsin (GBW).  We test and cruise all of our roots as part of our standard cleanup process. We test for purity to ensure products are 100% Wisconsin and that it meets USDA standards.

  • Residue tested to assure purity
  • It is origin validated – it is genuine Wisconsin Ginseng
  • Is phytosanitary inspected by the USDA for export to international destinations
  • Freshness – the ginseng has not been stored for years, but recently grown
  • Ginseng comes directly from the farmer to the cooperative


Why Wisconsin?

Wisconsin has cool summers, rolling hills and virgin soil to grow highly potent American ginseng. Producers in Wisconsin also have generations of growing experience. Their hard work and advanced farming practices produce the world’s highest quality cultivated ginseng.

American Ginseng has been cultivated in Wisconsin, U.S., for more than 100 years, dating back to the 1800’s. Today, Wisconsin Ginseng farmers account for about 95 percent of the total cultivated American ginseng production of the United States.

Wisconsin Ginseng has a worldwide reputation for excellence. Consumers around the world specifically request Wisconsin Ginseng because they know it is the very best.