Java Ginseng, Talinum paniculatum, is also called Leaf Ginseng and Philippine Spinach. Long use of succulent leaves as a vegetable. Widely used in herbal recipes because of various therapeutic benefits. Beneficial to the reproductive systems of both males and females. Folk use as an aphrodisiac. An easy to grow plant with ginseng like properties. Java Ginseng is a short lived perennial. Sprays of pink flowers in summer. Partial shade to full sun. Well drained soil. Grows to 0.8m x 0.5m.