收藏野山花旗参注意事项:.1 没有州政府签发产地证不买;2.没有野山参销售记录不买;3.没有芦头不买, 因为无法确定年龄及防伪;4.进口境外无CITES出口证不买.
图示如何判断野山参年龄, 独家提供, 为消费者参考防伪.
How to determine the age of wild America Ginseng:
Although many online stores martket "Wild American Ginseng" or "Wild Wisconsin Ginseng", it's hard for the average consumer to determine its authenticity.
When you decide to invest or purchase a Wild American ginseng, the Rule of Thumb is " Do not buy it if you do not seee the full Rhizome or root-neck with less than 5 scars (no less than five years old)!" Cultivated ginseng usually has less than 5 scars (five years old). Wild ginseng has to be at least five years old before harvest. Some wild-simulated roots (grown like wild with planted seeds and under no human care) may have more than five scars, at least you are getting a more naturally-grown ginseng.
Here is how you count the scars of the root-neck :
Here is An Article on Age of Wild Mountain Ginseng from USDA
WILD 30 30~40年野山花旗参收藏品