Definitions for panax
Panax, genus Panax(noun)
perennial herbs of eastern North America and Asia having aromatic tuberous roots: ginseng
U.S. National Library of Medicine
An araliaceous genus of plants that contains a number of pharmacologically active agents used as stimulants, sedatives, and tonics, especially in traditional medicine. Sometimes confused with Siberian ginseng (ELEUTHEROCOCCUS).