Herb Types (IMAGE) Penn State Caption Among the many medicinal plants harvested in Appalachian forests and sold are (top row, from left) goldenseal, bloodroot and American ginseng. Bottom row, from left, are bethroot and a ginseng root. Credit Eric Burkhart and Priya Jaishanker, Penn State Usage Restrictions Non commercial use only License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.