ginseng (eleutherococcus and panax sp.) - oral
GENERIC NAME: GINSENG (Eleutherococcus and Panax sp.) - ORAL
USES: Ginseng has been used for improving overall health. It has also been used to strengthen the immune system and help fight off stress and disease. There are different types of ginseng. Asian ginseng (from Chinese and Korean sources) has been used for unclear thinking, diabetes, and male erectile dysfunction. American ginseng has been used for diabetes and for prevention of the common cold and flu. Siberian ginseng has been used for preventing colds and flu, and for reducing the severity of herpes simplex virus type 2 infections.Do not give ginseng to infants because it may cause harm. This product is not recommended for use in children.Some herbal/dietary supplement products have been found to contain possibly harmful impurities/additives. Check with your pharmacist for more details about the brand you use.The FDA has not reviewed this product for safety or effectiveness. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 4/16/2014
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