Panax notoginseng is a species of the genus Panax, and it is most commonly referred to in English as notoginseng. In Chinese it is called tian qi, tienchi ginseng, san qi or sanchi, three-seven root, and mountain paint. Notoginseng belongs to the same scientific genus as Asian ginseng.
The notoginseng we usually talked about is the dry root of Panax notoginseng. The raw ones has the function to stop bleeding and strengthen heart, relief bruising and increase new cells, reduce swelling and pain obviously; the ripe ones has the benefits to alive blood, increase blood, strengthen the body and so on.