Abstract:As a rare Chinese traditional medicine, sanqi (panax notoginseng) can cure various of bleeding the tumors, injuries and diseases and so on in hundreds of years ago. Sanqi is a rare medicinal herb which was written into history. Modern research also found that, sanqi can not only cure the variety of diseases, but also can slow the aging, increase our body immunity, it has good function for human health care.. Sanqi as the endemic plant of China, it is mainly produced in Yunnan province. Wensan produces the genuine sanqi in yunnan province, and the products of sanqi in wensan yield over 95% of the whole country.
Due to various reasons, the prices of sanqi are going up. In order to make more profit, many farmers surrounding Gejiu began to plant sanqi in a large-scale. First, this paper introduces the rare medicinal herb sanqi and the development of the products sanqi in Yunnan province. Second, analyzes the risks of growing sanqi from two aspects. On the one hand how much cost does the local farmers invest? On the other hand the factors that influence the price of sanqi. Finally, the writer will give some helpful suggestion in view of risk of planting sanqi.
Keywords: GeJiu; Sanqi; The price; The cost ; The risk